Let Lula stand again to be president of Brazil

Signatories call on the judiciary not to uphold conviction against Lula da Silva (24/1/18)

Former president Lula da Silva is well ahead in the polls for the Brazilian presidential elections in October this year. Last July Lula was sentenced to over nine years and, on 24 January, the case against him goes to appeal. Continue reading “Let Lula stand again to be president of Brazil”

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US Financial Sanctions place Nicaragua’s progress under Threat – NSCAG

Nicaragua has made huge steps in the last decade but the latest financial sanctions against Latin America from the Trump administration are placing them under threat, writes NSCAG (18/1/18). 

Continue reading “US Financial Sanctions place Nicaragua’s progress under Threat – NSCAG”

Brazil Needs You To Help End The Right-Wing Coup – Colin Burgon

The international media is ignoring Brazil’s political, social and environmental crises, writes COLIN BURGON (29/11/17)

BRAZIL has been going through tumultuous times since the elected president Dilma Rousseff was removed over 15 months ago by an illegitimate impeachment process that was widely condemned internationally as a coup. Continue reading “Brazil Needs You To Help End The Right-Wing Coup – Colin Burgon”

Statement from lawyers to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

12 July 2017, São Paulo

Cristiano Zanin Martins and Valeska Teixeira Zanin Martins of Teixeira Martins Advogados (Lula’s lawyers) said: 

President Lula is innocent. For over three years, Lula has been subject to a politically motivated investigation. No credible evidence of guilt has been produced, and overwhelming proof of his innocence blatantly ignored. This politically motivated judgement attacks Brazil’s rule of law, democracy and Lula’s basic human rights.  It is of immense concern to the Brazilian people and to the international community. Continue reading “Statement from lawyers to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva”

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