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The former president of the Workers Party , Jose Genoino, accused in... News PhotoArrival,Brasilia,Brazil,Defendant,Distrito Federal - Brasilia,Former,Horizontal,Mensalão Scandal,Politics,President,Scandal,Workers PartyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe former president of the Workers Party (PT), Jose Genoino, 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 Genoino and former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's former chief of staff Jose Dirceu, face detention under a semi-open regime. AFP PHOTO/Marcelo CASAL (Photo credit should read MARCELO CASAL/AFP/Getty Images)