Facebook approved ad calling for violence in Brazil even after riots broke out
Global Witness submitted 16 ads promoting violence in Brazil. Fourteen were approved.
On Jan 19, 2023 by Jacob Seitz
‘The American gut biome is uniquely strong’: People find connection between Bolsonaro photographed eating KFC, being hospitalized
Colonel Sanders is presumed innocent.
On Jan 9, 2023 by Claire Goforth
‘We want the source code’: Far-right in Brazil are using the Jan. 6 playbook to overturn an election
Voting fraud conspiracy theories are running rampant in Brazil.
On Jan 9, 2023 by Mikael Thalen
Far-right claims Brazilian coup attempt was government ‘false flag’ operation
The conspiratorial claims have already begun.
On Jan 9, 2023 by David Covucci
Twin sisters executed during Instagram live broadcast
Police arrested one suspect on suspicion of murder.
On Jul 24, 2021 by Alexandra Samuels
Influencer dies after posting to Instagram: ‘Life is short, let’s be crazy’
She was traveling the country by motorcycle with her husband.
On Jul 21, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski
Video shows officer pulling gun at his partner after coming back late from lunch
The other officer said he would report him for being late.
On Dec 7, 2020 by Samira Sadeque
Video shows hotel employee pummeling customer who refused temperature check
'The hotel where they all check in but they must tap out.'
On Aug 12, 2020 by Samantha Shaps
Brazilian president’s son banned from Twitch for coronavirus denial
Jair Renan repeated his father's feelings that the coronavirus is 'just a little flu.'
On May 3, 2020 by Ignacio Martinez
Twitter deletes Brazilian president’s coronavirus propaganda
The tweets allegedly discounted social isolation.
On Mar 30, 2020 by Sierra Juarez
G7 countries’ $20 million Amazon fire pledge is being compared to movie costs
'A cartoon about the rainforest got more money than the actual rainforest.'
On Aug 26, 2019 by Tiffanie Drayton
The Amazon rainforest is on fire–and people are using memes to cope
'Storming Area 51 is canceled, boys. We are storming the Amazon rainforest to put the fires out.'
On Aug 22, 2019 by Brooke Sjoberg
People are using social media to raise awareness about the Amazon fires
'Let the world know about it and demand action. This is not about Brazil, is about the planet.'
On Aug 21, 2019 by Siobhan Ball
How to stream Brazil vs. Peru at the Copa America final
The Copa America final is on Sunday. Will it be the hosts from Brazil or the surprise challengers from Peru lifting the trophy?
On Jul 7, 2019 by Phil West