Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is the father of modern Brazil. Imprisoned by the military dictatorship, he later became the most successful President in Brazil’s history, lifting millions out of poverty and making Brazil’s economy work for ordinary people during 8 years at the helm up to 2011.
Powerful forces, having used a corrupt Congress to depose his successor Dilma Rousseff, are now trying to destroy his reputation and remove his influence.
Various charges made against him have proven to be false, but Brazil’s all-powerful “Globo” media empire and other influential business-people continue their campaign against him as he is a major obstacle to them retaking total control of the country.
Read the full report about the allegations against Lula: