Brazil’s Former First Lady is Cremated in São Paulo

Condolences for the death of Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva ranged from union leaders and workers to former presidents and high ranking officials.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former first lady Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva was cremated on Saturday after doctors declared her dead on February 3rd since she no longer showed brain activity. Ex-president Lula’s wife was admitted into the hospital on January 24th, after suffering a stroke.

Politicians and left-wing supporters attended the wake, to pay their last respect to the former first lady.

Among politicians and a large crowd of well . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?