Journalist Paulo Sotero on fmr. Brazilian President’s scandal

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In Brazil the 3-hour detention of the country’s powerful ex-president triggered rival protests. The home of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was raided, and the former leader was taken into custody for questioning over a corruption scandal.

He was not arrested, the former president is now free and speaking defiantly.

CCTV America’s Asieh Namdar spoke to Paulo Sotero. He has covered Brazilian politics extensively, and now works for an international organization here in Washington, D.C.

Journalist Paulo Sotero on fmr. Brazilian President\'s scandal

Journalist Paulo Sotero on fmr. Brazilian President\'s scandal

In Brazil the three hour detention of the country’s powerful ex-president triggered rival protests. The home of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was raided, and the former leader was taken into custody for questioning over a corruption scandal. He was not arrested, the former president is now free and speaking defiantly. CCTV America’s Asieh Namdar spoke to Paulo Sotero. He has covered Brazilian politics extensively, and now works for an international organization in Washington, D.C.