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Lula da Silva: The Vision of Brazil

Lula da Silva: The Vision of Brazil

Brazil’s Lula and Bolsonaro are about to face off again. What you need to know

Brazil’s Lula and Bolsonaro are about to face off again. What you need to know

A year ago, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was confronted by a grassroots revolt with the slogan “Dilma, for Lula.”

The sentiment among Brazilians who wanted far-right leader Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva to run for President of Brazil.

The far-right populist Lula was elected President after Rousseff, the first female President of Brazil, was impeached in 2016 after she was caught on tape telling the President of Honduras that she wanted to “bring the army” to the streets of her country to topple the government.

Lula is currently in London to visit former United Kingdom Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. He is there to attend the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund.

I asked Lula about the moment he first felt the call from Brazilians, just before he became President. The politician said:

“That’s when the time comes to go to my roots and return to Brazil.

“My roots in the Brazilian people.”

The Brazilian President also has a vision for the country, a vision that sounds more like his late mentor. Lula said:

“If I were to live in the future, I would have no regrets,” Lula said.

“I am confident that Brazilians would do me the honour of electing me to succeed this great leader.”

This vision is shared by Lula, who says:

It’s a vision of Brazil on the path of an emerging democratic country that will be successful economically, culturally and socially.

“I have to live with hope for the future of Brazil.”

And he does not mince words when it comes to his hopes for his own country:

The moment they said I am an idiot, I think he’s the one they are talking about. The moment they

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