Lula Faces Trial as Brazil Judge Accepts Corruption Charges

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  • Ex-president says there’s no proof and his conscience is clear
  • Legal woes damage chances of Lula running for office in 2018

The Slow Unraveling of Brazil, Explained in Two Minutes

Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva faces criminal charges after a federal judge accepted prosecutors’ arguments that there is sufficient evidence to bring him to trial.

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