Brazil’s ex-president Lula convicted of corruption

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was convicted of graft on Wednesday, becoming the biggest scalp yet in a sprawling political corruption probe engulfing Latin America’s largest economy. Campaigning anti-corruption judge Sergio Moro sentenced Lula, who ruled Brazil from 2003-2010, to nine and a half years in prison for accepting a bribe of a luxury seaside […]