March 2016: Former President of Brazil Taken into Custody
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news headlines in March 2016.
- Former President of Brazil Taken into Custody
- Police took the former president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, into custody on March 4, 2016, for questioning in a broad corruption case that involves several government figures, business executives, and the state-run oil company, Petrobras. Police also raided his Sao Paulo home. Government officials and corporate leaders are accused of stealing money from Petrobras and cronyism.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Andre Penner