You are here

Brazil's Lula: leftist giant on the brink of tumbling

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 05:50

Mr Lula retains a hard core of support and leads polls ahead of next year's elections. However, he has sky high negatives too, inspiring near hatred on the right.

Sao Paulo

A FORMER shoeshine boy and steelworker who rose to become one of Brazil's most popular presidents, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva now risks seeing his reputation shredded in humiliating fashion.

Mr Lula faces five corruption trials and on Wednesday he was to go before

Market voices on:

Pair your daily business read with the perfect cup of espresso.

Subscribe to The Business Times today to receive your very own Nespresso Inissia coffee machine worth $188.

Find out more at

Powered by GET.comGetCom