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Brazilian fake-news probe 'constitutional' and will be continued, Supreme Court rules

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 18 Jun 2020 17:38
  • 18 Jun 2020 17:38
A Brazilian investigation into fake news that targeted Supreme Court members is "constitutional" and will continue, the court ruled today following an assertion by a political party that the probe is illegal.

After a three-day hearing, the Supreme Court, or STF, voted 10-1 to reject the request by political party Rede Sustentabilidade that

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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