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BRAZIL | Court Frees Lula, Dilma, of Illicit Financing charges

A federal judge has acquitted former presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff of the charge of association to commit crimes. Brazil's Federal Justice Wednesday acquitted former leftist presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff of accusations of being part of a criminal organization whose purpose was to divert public funds to the Workers' Party (PT).​​​​​

BRAZIL | Who Is Judge Sergio Moro? Lula's Jailer With No Proof

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was charged, interrogated, convicted and sentenced to over 12 years in prison by Judge Sergio Moro without a shred of evidence. So who exactly is this judicial maverick who's consistently denied higher court rulings favoring Lula's defence team?

Majority of Senate That Impeached Rousseff Under Investigation

Brisilia, September 1, 2016 - More than half of the Senate voting to impeach Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Wednesday are themselves facing legal proceedings on charges of corruption. According to news reports and official sources, 49 of Brazil's 81 senators face crimes ranging from money laundering to illicit enrichment and electoral fraud.

Rousseff 'Strictly Followed the Law:' Brazil Senate on 3rd Day

Brasilia, August 27, 2016 - The third day of the impeachment trial against the suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff started early Saturday, a day after the session was suspended following a Senate session that the chamber's president said made the institution look like a "psychiatric hospital."
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