Tag: Luis Inácio Lula da Silva

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Physician and ex-Minister of Health Luiz Henrique Mandetta, a former federal deputy for the Democratas (DEM) party, confirmed that he is prepared to run for president of Brazil in 2022, along what he calls...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The PT (Workers Party) announced it was choosing former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, as its candidate for this year’s Presidential election, despite the fact that the...
By Clara Cavour, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in Brazil late Sunday for a two-day state visit with President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The meeting, just weeks before the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh...
By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter  RIO DE JANEIRO - One year after President Lula’s promise to use profits from the pre-salt oil deposits in Brazil’s Tupi oilfield to eradicate poverty, he has spoken of the importance of electoral support in...



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