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Stories with person: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
  • Brazil attorney general seeks probes of ex-president Silva story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 6:57 pm

    SAO PAULO - Brazil's Supreme Court said Tuesday that the attorney general has asked it to authorize investigations of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged involvement in corruption at state oil company Petrobras.

  • AP Explains: Why Brazilian president faces impeachment 
    Updated: Apr-15-16 12:59 pm

    SAO PAULO - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is facing possible impeachment by Congress, with the lower Chamber of Deputies expected to vote on the measure on Sunday. The effort comes amid an angry public mood over the South American nation's worst recession in decades and a big bribery scandal at the state oil company Petrobras, yet it is not tied to either of those. AP explains what's behind the movement to oust her, and how it could play out: