Brazil’s Ex-President Lula Convicted and Sentenced to 9.5 Years

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In a surprising turn of events, federal judge Sergio Moro, sentenced Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to nine years and six months in prison for passive corruption and money laundering on Wednesday, July 12th. The former leader is charged with accepting million-dollar … Continue reading Brazil’s Ex-President Lula Convicted and Sentenced to 9.5 Years