Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

Brazil former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is Held for Questioning

March 4, 2016 - In Sao Paulo, Brazil former President Lula da Silva was held for questioning as his home was raided, all under an ongoing investigation of possible corruption during his time in office. The accusations against the beloved ex-President were met with both protest and support, but in either case, the events were another blow to the weakening Rouseff administration.

March 8, 2016