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Shots fired at Lula greatly disturb Brazil’s political battlefield

Shots fired at Lula greatly disturb Brazil’s political battlefield
A convoy carrying Lula was shot two times. Photo: R.Stuckert
Shots fired at Lula greatly disturb Brazil’s political battlefield
A convoy carrying Lula was shot two times. Photo: R.Stuckert

Brazil’s political environment is experiencing a process of intense radicalization, which began halfway through Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s first term as president. His administration was then hit by the Mensalão (monthly stipend) scandal – described as...

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