Brazil’s Lula Said to Accept Cabinet Post Amidst Scandal

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Media, politicians and economists in Brazil remained at a standstill Wednesday morning, waiting for the announcement of whether or not former President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva would be invited to take part in the Rousseff Administration. At the end of the morning, O Globo and Agencia Brazil reported that Lula was offered and accepted the position of President Rousseff’s Chief of Staff.

The four-hour meeting to decide Lula’s future role in his protégée’s administration on Tuesday night was hampered by news of

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