Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

Lula da Silva Appointed Chief of Staff

March 16, 2016 - Brazil President Dilma Rousseff appointed her predecessor Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva as her Chief of Staff. According to Rousseff, this is a move to "strengthen [her] government." However, the appointment comes at a time of turmmoil, and offers to protect Lula da Silva from ongoing investigations against him.

March 17, 2016