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Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is seen during a rally in support of him by trade unionists and members of social movements in Sao Paulo, Brazil on January 24, 2018. 
A Brazilian appeals court Wednesday upheld ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's conviction for corruption, effectively ending his hopes of reelection this year. Two of the three judges in the appeals court in the southern city of Porto Alegre ruled that his original 9.5-year jail sentence should be extended to more than 12 years.
 / AFP PHOTO / Miguel SCHINCARIOL        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL/AFP/Getty Images)
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is seen during a rally in support of him by trade unionists and members of social movements in Sao Paulo, Brazil on January 24, 2018. 
A Brazilian appeals court Wednesday upheld ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's conviction for corruption, effectively ending his hopes of reelection this year. Two of the three judges in the appeals court in the southern city of Porto Alegre ruled that his original 9.5-year jail sentence should be extended to more than 12 years.
 / AFP PHOTO / Miguel SCHINCARIOL        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL/AFP/Getty Images)

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El expresidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva está a un paso de la cárcel luego que la Corte Suprema Federal de Brasil rechazara la apelación de su defensa. Da Silva fue sentenciado a 12 años y un mes de cárcel. El expresidente niega los cargos. ¿Podrá Lula Da Silva seguir con su candidatura presidencial tras las rejas? Francho Barón nos explica el panorama político desde Río de Janeiro.