Brazil

‘Coup Not Over’: Lula, Rousseff Lead 1000s in Brazil Rally

  • Former Brazilian presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (L) and Dilma Rousseff wave to supporters in Monteiro, Paraiba state, Brazil, March 19, 2017.
Former Brazilian presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (L) and Dilma Rousseff wave to supporters in Monteiro, Paraiba state, Brazil, March 19, 2017. | Photo: Reuters

The former presidents attended an inauguration of transfer project of a local river to deliver water to four dry northeastern states.

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and ousted President Dilma Rousseff attended the San Francisco River Transposition, organized Sunday by leaders of social movements, artists and intellectuals in the Brazilian city of Monteiro.

“The coup is not over yet. It is underway with systematic lies like the one lived here in Monteiro, where someone, who never raised a finger to the diversion of these waters, dares to take credit for it now,” Rousseff said, referring to the administration of Michel Temer.

The rerouting of the river São Francisco to supply…

Categories