President Lula

With Lula, Brazil recovers external credibility and internal dialogue

The blocking of hundreds of roads and crowds demanding a coup d’état in front of the barracks did not cloud the democratic climate and the good international repercussions of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s election as president of Brazil for…

Lula elected in Brazil: a victory with many challenges

With Lula’s victory, many challenges lie ahead that we will have to observe and seriously reflect upon, the first of which is the transition of government that should only have to take place on 1 January 2023. The page of…

No Street, no Planalto

In Brazil, those who won in the first round of the elections are the ones who are most preoccupied with the uncertainty of the second round in three weeks’ time, which will determine whether former president Luiz Inacio Lula da…

Who will be the next President of Brazil (issues to think about in times of elections)

It does not matter who assumes the Presidency on 1 January 2023. Once again, the Brazilian bourgeoisie will have won the elections. I am not referring only to the results it achieved in terms of the composition of the National…

Elections Brazil 2022: clear bet on Lula’s victory in first round

We are all expectant about what is going to happen in Brazil. This Sunday there are presidential elections. It remains to be seen whether it will be the end of the cycle of Jair Bolsonaro at the head of this…

2 October, from Gandhi to Lula

On October 2, the Brazilian people have before them a challenge with enormous implications. On that day the population will decide a large part of its immediate future at the ballot box, electing in the executive branch those who will…

The Most Important Election in the Americas Is in Brazil

Former Brazilian President Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva (known as Lula) runs about on stage at the Latin America Memorial in São Paulo. He was there on August 22, 2022, speaking at a book launch featuring photographs by Ricardo Stuckert…

Chomsky: Brazil’s Former President Lula at Risk of Being Murdered

There have been several serious, growing threats to Brazil’s democracy since President Bolsonaro took power, in 2019. Last week, former President Lula da Silva got a death threat from a businessman in a video, with a big gun in his…

Leave Venezuela alone, Lula tells Trump in interview

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the former president of Brazil, has called to respect the Venezuelan people and their right to decide their own future. In an interview, aired Tuesday, from the Federal Prison in Curitiba, Brazil, former President Lula da Silva commented…

Prosecutors Allegations Against ex-President Lula put Brazil’s Justice System on Trial

Allegations by prosecutor Deltan Dallagnol against former Brazilian President Lula, recycling discredited claims that he secretly owned a beach apartment in Guarujá and alleging that he presided over a massive corruption scandal, are putting Brazil’s justice system itself on trial,…