By Jack Nicas, Flávia Milhorance and Ana Ionova Produced by Gray Beltran Leer en español For years, President Jair Bolsonaro has attacked Brazil’s election systems. One of his claims has been that apparent patterns in vote results show proof of fraud. This is really strong evidence that something happened, thatContinue Reading

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s Congress, Supreme Court, election officials and federal police have been trying to get a response from Telegram, the fast-growing messaging app, for months. It turned out, all they had to do was ban it. On Friday, Brazil’s Supreme Court blocked Telegram in the country becauseContinue Reading

RECIFE, Brazil — The former shoe shine boy who rose to the presidency left office a little more than a decade ago with rock star popularity, the embodiment of a nation that appeared to be on the cusp of greatness. The downfall of that president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva,Continue Reading