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  • Polls: 35% say Lula for president, 54% say Lula for jail

    Polls: 35% say Lula for president, 54% say Lula for jail

    A Datafolha survey published Saturday showed former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva winning at least 35% of the 2018 presidential election’s first-round vote, up from about 30 percent in a poll held in June. The poll had former environment minister Marina Silva, a likely candidate, far behind with 13% to 14% of voting intentions. […]

  • Crusading Judge Sérgio Moro receives Notre Dame Award

    Anti-corruption Judge Sérgio Moro receives Notre Dame Award

    Federal Judge Sérgio Moro is a polarizing figure in his homeland, idolized by much of the population for running the anti-corruption crusade that took down some of Brazil’s richest men over the past three years, and simultaneously reviled by left-wingers for disgracing the country’s previous two presidents, Dilma Rousseff and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. […]