Latin America

Brazil: LGBT activist's murder goes unsolved a month on

Supporters gather to remember the politician and rights activist, and call for her killers to be found.

Brazil: Marielle Franco's murder remains unsolved one month on

Opinion

A president in prison won't solve the crisis in Brazil

Why Lula's conviction, like previous attempts to control the political crisis in Brazil, is unlikely to work.

Rodrigo Nunes

by Rodrigo Nunes

Rodrigo Nunes

Brazil

20 killed in attempted prison escape in Brazil

The state security service described the mass escape attempt as a military-style battle with inmates aided from outside.

20 killed in attempted prison escape in Brazil's Belem

Brazil

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff: Lula's jailing a coup

Ex-Brazil President Dilma Rousseff calls for international solidarity in Spain after imprisonment of former leader Lula.

Dilma Rousseff seeks 'international solidarity' for jailed Lula

Opinion

Lula's imprisonment sends a dark message to Brazil's poor

Brazil's oligarchy will do everything in its power to sabotage any attempt to abolish its privileges.

Mariana Prandini Assis

by Mariana Prandini Assis
- Pablo Holmes

Mariana Prandini Assis

Latin America

Lula behind bars: Brazil's ex-president faces uncertain future

Former Brazilian leader Lula da Silva surrendered to police on Saturday to begin serving a 12-year jail sentence for corruption.

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Latin America

Brazil's Lula turns himself in to police after tense showdown

Former president maintains innocence but surrenders to police to begin serving 12-year jail sentence for corruption.

Brazil

'I will comply': Lula says ready to surrender to police

Ex-president tells supporters in Sao Paolo he will surrender to police to begin 12-year jail sentence for corruption.

Latin America

Brazil: Deadline for Lula to turn himself into police expires

Popular ex-president defies court order to surrender to authorities and start a 12-year prison sentence for corruption.

Brazil: Deadline for Lula to turn himself into police expires

Brazil

'Totally insane': Divisions in Brazil over Lula ruling

Some celebrated, while others denounced decision to deny Lula's request to avoid jail while appealing his conviction.

Brazil

Arrest warrant issued for Brazil ex-President Lula

Brazil's former president has until Friday 20:00 GMT to turn himself in to start serving a 12-year sentence.

Arrest warrant issued for Brazil ex-President Lula da Silva

Politics

Lula da Silva: Brazil's irrepressible ex-president

Widely popular leftist politician barred from running in this year's election after Wednesday's appeals court ruling.

Profile: Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva

Brazil

Brazil court rules against Lula, jail imminent

Top court turns down former President Lula's bid to stay out of jail while he appeals a corruption conviction.

Latin America

Brazil court to rule on ex-leader Lula's jail term

Tensions are rising ahead of Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling on whether to accept former president's argument that he cannot be sent to jail to serve a 12-and-a-half year sentence for corruption until he has exhausted all appeals.