Jose Dirceu

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The former Chief of Staff of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio... News PhotoArrival,Brasilia,Brazil,Defendant,Distrito Federal - Brasilia,Former,Horizontal,Jose Dirceu,Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva,Mensalão Scandal,Politics,ScandalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe former Chief of Staff of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Jose Dirceu (R), accused in the Mensalao scandal, arrives at the Federal Police Hangar in Brasilia on November 16, 2013. Several figures who recently wielded considerable political influence, including Dirceu, and the former president of the Workers Party (PT), Jose Genoino, face detention under a semi-open regime. AFP PHOTO/Marcelo CASAL (Photo credit should read MARCELO CASAL/AFP/Getty Images)