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  • Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 16, 2018

    Ronaldinho

    Retirement

    Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 16, 2018

    On 16 January 2018, Ronaldinho confirmed his retirement from football.




  • Brazil
    Thursday Jan 25, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    2 more years in prison

    Brazil
    Thursday Jan 25, 2018

    On 25 January 2018, the Appeal Court of Porto Alegre found Lula guilty of corruption and money laundering and sentenced him to 12 years of prison, for one of the nine law processes, as the other eight are still in course.




  • Brazil
    Monday Mar 26, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    The Case ended

    Brazil
    Monday Mar 26, 2018

    On 26 March 2018 the Supreme Federal Tribunal of Brazil upheld the sentence of the Appeal Court, thus ending the case.




  • Brazil
    Thursday Apr 5, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    (STF) voted 6–5 to deny Lula's habeas corpus petition

    Brazil
    Thursday Apr 5, 2018

    On 5 April 2018, Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court (STF) voted 6–5 to deny Lula's habeas corpus petition.




  • Brazil
    Friday Apr 6, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    Lula appealed to the UN"s Human Rights Committee

    Brazil
    Friday Apr 6, 2018

    Following Judge's Moro issuing of an arrest warrant for the ex-president, on April 6, 2018, Lula appealed to the UN"s Human Rights Committee to ask the government to prevent his arrest until he had exhausted all appeals.




  • Brazil
    Tuesday Apr 17, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    Not allowed to be visited

    Brazil
    Tuesday Apr 17, 2018

    On 17 April 2018, Brazilian senators who were members of the legislature's Human Rights Commission, the Argentinian Nobel Prize laureate, Adolfo Perez Esquivel and the former president of Uruguay, José Pepe Mujica were not allowed to visit Lula in prison to acquire information of violation of Lula’s human rights.




  • Brazil
    Monday May 28, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    A Formal investigation

    Brazil
    Monday May 28, 2018

    On 28 May 2018, the Committee initiated a formal investigation into violations against basic judicial guarantees in Lula's case.


  • Brazil
    Sunday Jul 8, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    Overturned Release order

    Brazil
    Sunday Jul 8, 2018

    On 8 July 2018, federal judge for the 4th region Rogério Favreto ordered Lula's release, a ruling that was overturned the same day by the president of the 4th regional court.


  • Brazil
    Sunday Jul 22, 2018

    Jair Bolsonaro

    Officially nominated by the Social Liberal Party (PSL) as its presidential candidate

    Brazil
    Sunday Jul 22, 2018

    On 22 July 2018, Bolsonaro was officially nominated by the Social Liberal Party (PSL) as its presidential candidate for the 2018 election.


  • Brazil
    Thursday Aug 2, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    Pope Francis handwritten note

    Brazil
    Thursday Aug 2, 2018

    On 2 August 2018, Pope Francis received in Rome Celso Amorim, Alberto Fernández and Carlos Ominami, three former allies of Lula da Silva. At the conclusion of a one-hour meeting, Pope Francis received by Mr Amorim the Lula's biography The Truth Will Win and addressed to Lula a handwritten note that he posted in his Twitter account, with the following text: "To Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva with my blessing, asking him to pray for me, Francisco”.


  • São Paulo, Brazil
    Sunday Aug 5, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    2018 presidential campaign

    São Paulo, Brazil
    Sunday Aug 5, 2018

    The Workers' Party officially launched Lula as its candidate on 5 August 2018, in São Paulo.


  • Brazil
    Tuesday Aug 28, 2018

    Jair Bolsonaro

    Jornal Nacional

    Brazil
    Tuesday Aug 28, 2018

    On 28 August, he gave an interview to Jornal Nacional, Brazil's best rated prime time news program, at Rede Globo.


  • Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Thursday Sep 6, 2018

    Jair Bolsonaro

    Stabbed in the stomach

    Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Thursday Sep 6, 2018

    Bolsonaro was stabbed in the stomach on 6 September 2018 while campaigning and interacting with supporters in the city of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais.


  • Brazil
    Tuesday Sep 11, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    Officially dropped out of the election

    Brazil
    Tuesday Sep 11, 2018

    On 11 September 2018, Lula officially dropped out of the election and was replaced by former São Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad, whom Lula endorsed.


  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Saturday Sep 29, 2018

    Jair Bolsonaro

    Released from the hospital

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Saturday Sep 29, 2018

    On 29 September, a month after the attack, Bolsonaro was released from the hospital and returned to his home in Rio de Janeiro. However, his condition prevented him from returning to the campaign trail for the remainder of the first round of the presidential election.


  • Brazil
    Sunday Oct 7, 2018

    Jair Bolsonaro

    2018 General elections

    Brazil
    Sunday Oct 7, 2018

    General elections were held in Brazil on 7 October 2018 to elect the President, Vice President and the National Congress. Elections for state governors and vice governors, state legislative assemblies and the Legislative Chamber of the Federal District were held at the same time. On 7 October 2018, Rio de Janeiro congressman Jair Bolsonaro came first in the first round of the presidential election. A run-off between him and former São Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad was held on 28 October 2018. At 22:06 GMT, with 88% reporting, Bolsonaro was declared the winner with over 50% of the popular vote.


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