Worker's Party legislators in Brazil adopt Lula's name

Worker's Party legislators in Brazil adopt Lula's name
 

More than 60 Brazilian members of congress from the opposition Worker's Party have formally changed their names.
They have added the name 'Lula', after Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was jailed last weekend.
The move, in tribute to the former president, was led by the head of the party, Gleisi Hoffman.
She will now be known as Gleisi Lula Hoffman in official Congress documents and on the electronic voting board..
The party's leader in the lower house, Paulo Pimenta, followed her example and is now called Paulo Lula Pimenta.
Party colleagues followed their lead in droves, but so did some... read more

 
12 April 2018 in World News, Views: 66
Source: BBC
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