Brazil: 'If They Want to Fight Me, It Will Be in the Streets': Lula:
Former President Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva condemned Sunday attempts to prevent him from running in the upcoming 2018 presidential elections through a smear campaign involving allegations of corruption. Ref. Source 3z.
Leftist leader Lula da Silva will return as Brazilian president after defeating far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in runoff election Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the country’s president from 2003-10, has promised to restore the country’s more prosperous past, yet faces headwinds in a polarized society. Source 2t.