Brazil Judge Orders Corruption Trial for Ex-President Silva

September 20, 2016 9:23 PM

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RIO DE JANEIRO — A Brazilian judge ruled Tuesday that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will stand trial on charges of money laundering and corruption.

Judge Sergio Moro said there is enough evidence to start a judicial process against Silva, his wife and six others in a widening corruption probe centered on the country's huge state-run oil company, Petrobras.

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