Bad week Leo Sher­lock Luiz Ina­cio Lula da Silva

The Irish Times - Weekend Review - - NEWS REVIEW -

The former Brazil­ian pres­i­dent had been con­tem­plat­ing run­ning to re­turn to of­fice in a bid to of­fer sta­bil­ity to a coun­try roiled by cor­rup­tion al­le­ga­tions, but this week was sen­tenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison on graft charges The pub­lisher of TheLib­eral.ie was or­dered to pay dam­ages and apol­o­gise to In­de­pen­dent News­pa­pers and court-re­port­ing ser­vice CCC Nuacht Te­o­ranta for copy­right in­fringe­ment, which shouldn’t have been dif­fi­cult, but he then posted the apol­ogy in barely leg­i­ble pink type, draw­ing even more at­ten­tion to the pla­gia­rism al­le­ga­tions

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