Brazil’s Lula surrenders to police

Brazil’s Lula surrenders to police

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lula left the steelworkers’ union in Sao Bernardo do Campo to give himself up to police Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is starting a 12-year sentence for corruption after surrendering to police. It follows a two-day stand-off that saw him take refuge in a steelworkers’ union building…

Brazil’s Lula ‚must start prison term’

Brazil’s Lula ‚must start prison term’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Lula claims charges against him are politically motivated Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will be imprisoned while he appeals his corruption conviction, the country’s Supreme Court has ruled. He is facing 12 years in jail on charges of accepting a bribe but had asked to remain free…