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Lula set for release after Supreme Court ruling

Good morning! Today we’re looking at the Supreme Court ruling now set to release Lula from jail. Also, U.S. journalist is assaulted live on Brazilian radio. And the government’s plan to legalize mining in indigenous lands. (This newsletter is for platinum subscribers only. Become one now!)

Lula set for release after Supreme Court ruling

Yesterday evening, the Supreme Court finalized its “Trial of the Year” on whether defendants should begin serving prison sentences before exhausting all of their appeals. With the justices tied at 5 v. 5, Chief Justice Dias Toffoli cast the decisive vote and changed the court’s precedents,...

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