Ex-president enjoys support despite corruption scandal

Lula da Silva, Brazil’s former president, is being investigated over 'Operation Car Wash', the nickname given for the country’s largest corruption scandal.

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    Lula da Silva, Brazil’s former president, is being investigated over “Operation Car Wash”, the nickname given to the country’s largest corruption scandal.

    Despite the accusations, many believe he is the only candidate with a real chance of winning next year’s presidential election.

    Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Curitiba, Brazil.


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