Lula officially withdraws from Brazil presidential election, backs Haddad

Lula officially withdraws from Brazil presidential election, backs Haddad

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Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the most popular politician in that country, announced yesterday that he would not be a candidate for president in the upcoming election. Lula is currently jailed on what many Brazilians believe are trumped up corruption charges. He said that he would instead support the candidacy of Sao Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad. Arnold August, lecturer, journalist and author of the book “Cuba-US Relations: Obama and beyond”, joins the show.

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