Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, March 27, 2009:
This is a crisis that was caused by white people with blue eyes. And before the crisis, they looked as if they knew everything about economics.
Associate Press, April 2, 2009:
During a lunch at the Group of 20 summit in London, Obama shook hands with President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and said: “This is my man, right here. I love this guy.”