He was brought down by US plutocrats, who own the CIA, which does their bidding everywhere.
Da Silva's 12-year sentence divided people in Latin America's largest nation, with his critics celebrating a victory against endemic corruption while supporters argue it amounts to a witch hunt against left-leaning parties and politicians.
Da Silva's supporters, including big names in the Brazilian art scene, remain determined to get his name on the ballot. Nostalgic for the social programs and booming economy of his presidency, they stage protests, sign petitions or organize concerts.
They need to hold a free "Central and South America" concert. Heck, they can hold a "Free the USA" concert as far as I'm concerned. Free the World! Get money off our backs! Turn it into a tool for all the People and nothing else.