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What you need to know about Lula’s trial

Lula trial 2018 election corruption
Lula during a political act in São Paulo. Photo: R.Stuckert/IL
Lula trial 2018 election corruption
Lula during a political act in São Paulo. Photo: R.Stuckert/IL

It is safe to say that Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is the most improbable president in Brazilian history. The boy who escaped with his family from the desert-like Brazilian sertão to shine shoes in the streets epitomizes the tale of the self-made man. From the streets,...

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