Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

  • Brazilian Tycoon Sentenced to 19 Years over Petrobras

    Brazilian Tycoon Sentenced to 19 Years over Petrobras

    Wednesday, 9th March 2016
    Corruption case of Brazil's state oil company Petrobras has marked a new development as Marcelo Odebrecht, the former CEO of South America’s biggest construction company, Odebrecht SA, was sentenced to 19 years in prison for his involvement in a sprawling scandal.
  • Brazil’s Ex-President Questioned in Petrobras Corruption Probe

    Brazil’s Ex-President Questioned in Petrobras Corruption Probe

    Sunday, 6th March 2016
    Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was briefly detained for questioning in a federal investigation of a vast corruption scheme related to the state oil company Petrobras.