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Brazil’s Supreme Court against fake news—or against the news?

Good morning! In today’s issue: Brazil’s Supreme Court moves to censor the press. Pension reform fails its first test. Brazilian economy could have negative quarter.

Brazil’s Supreme Court against fake news—or against the news?

On March 14, the Supreme Court opened an investigation into the spreading of fake news and intimidating messages against its members. Since yesterday, the court has been acting against its detractors. Justice Alexandre de Moraes, who oversees the case, reportedly ordered 10 search and seizure operations against people accused of promoting the shutdown of the court—including retired military officers and prosecutors.

The court also censored a...

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