By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Prosecutor General (PGR) expressed the opinion that former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva could serve his remaining sentence under a partial-liberty regime, thus leaving confinement in the federal penitentiary in Curitiba.

The opinion was expressed in a dispatch issued by the Public Prosecutor (MPF) on May 21st, cited in an opinion issued by the Assistant Federal Prosecutor General, Aurea Pierre, on May 29th, and forwarded to the Superior Federal Court (STJ). Lula has been imprisoned since April 7th, 2018.

On April 23rd, the STJ affirmed lower . . .

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