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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, January 27, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro accused the country's highest electoral authority of "cowardice" for considering the possibility of banning the messaging app Telegram, the leading social media channel he uses to...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Since Monday (November 22),with the blessing of the Superior Electoral Court (TSE), twenty-six independent investigators from all regions of Brazil have tried to attack the electronic ballot box, and the Brazilian voting system, in a...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday (19) that the country's citizens are "appalled by the repression of freedoms," referring to judicial actions against politicians such as the surprise arrest of former congressman and national...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The power struggle between the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has entered a new round. The TSE on Monday (9) accused President Jair Bolsonaro of disclosing confidential police documents, and requested...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday (5), the Special Committee of the House of Representatives rejected the proposal to substitute printed ballots for the current electronic ballot boxes, dealing a defeat to President Jair Bolsonaro. By 23 votes to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) approved on Tuesday the shipment of federal troops to 357 locations throughout the country during Sunday’s elections to ensure voter safety. The country’s Federal...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) in Brazil signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday (June 28th) with Facebook and Google to prevent the proliferation of fake news during the...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week and this have proven beyond any doubt that Brazilian politicians have no sense of shame whatsoever. Lula (who instituted and oversaw both the Mensalão and Petrolão scandals) said that...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Three days after Brazil’s Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) decided against annulling the 2014 Rousseff-Temer presidential ticket, President Michel Temer (of the PMDB party) saw his biggest ally, the PSDB party...



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