The Daily Mail reported:
Gordon Brown’s efforts to broker an £80 billion bailout for world trade on a trip to Brazil hit a stumbling block tonight when the country’s President lashed out at “white, blue-eyed’ bankers for bringing the world economy to its knees.”
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Mr Brown watched on uneasily as his host, President Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva, launched a bizarre tirade in which he warned that next week’s G20 summit in London would be a ‘spicy’ affair.
President Lula said it was completely unfair that the poorest people in the world were suffering most for the mistakes of wealthy, Western financiers.
Hat Tip Gini