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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Lula

This year
# Brazil
Brazilian supreme court approves investigation into Bolsonaro over Congress riot
Bolsonaro claims Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was not voted into office, but rather was chosen by the Supreme Court and Brazil’s electoral authority.
# Bolsonaro
Brazilian far-right protesters storm congress
The protesters of supporters of former right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro, who lost reelection against a socialist opponent.
# Brazil
Lula returns for third presidential term, declaring Brazil doesn't need to 'deforest' Amazon
Outgoing leader Jair Bolsonaro will snub the ceremony, underlining the deep divisions the veteran leftist inherits.
Last year
# Far-right
Brazilian man arrested for bomb plot ahead at presidential inauguration
A truck driver found the device Saturday morning in the capital city, where president-elect Lula da Silva will be sworn in on 1 January.
# Brazil
Bolsonaro asks supporters to 'unblock' roads following election defeat
Demonstrators unwilling to accept the results of Sunday’s election have clogged routes around the country.
# Brazil
Brazil's Bolsonaro 'authorizes' transition without acknowledging defeat
Bolsonaro added that any protests should be ‘peaceful’ and not cause harm.
# wearing the green
President Higgins invites Lula to Ireland and hails his 'significant' election win in Brazil
President Higgins visited Brazil in 2012 and says he hopes a return State visit can be organised.
# brazil votes
Brazilians queue at Croke Park to vote in Presidential run-off
In a previous round of voting, over 70% of votes from Brazilians in Ireland went to leftist candidate Lula
# Down The Aisle
Brazil’s Lula marries at 76 ahead of presidential election in October
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was president in 2003-2010 and leads Jair Bolsonaro in the opinion polls heading into Brazil’s election in October.
All time
Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling
Lula led Brazil through a historic boom from 2003 to 2010.
# Lula
Former Brazilian President held by police in massive corruption probe
The home of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, also known as Lula, was also searched.
# Redemption
Brazil's brilliant World Cup teaching naysayers a lesson, says Lula
The former president feels that pessimists can learn from the success of the tournament.
# green jersey approach
Pics: Higgins meets former Brazilian president, gives him Ireland jersey
Michael D Higgins arrived in Sao Paulo yesterday and headed straight for a meeting with the popular former president.
# Brazilian Elections
Brazil to choose successor to Lula
Brazil goes to the polls- with a clown among hundreds hoping for election nationwide.