Government drops threat to expel New York Times correspondent
May 17, 2004 12:00 PM ET
New York, May 17, 2004—The Brazilian government dropped its threat on Friday, May 15, to expel New York Times correspondent Larry Rohter, restoring the journalist’s visa. The Ministry of Justice made its decision after receiving a letter from Rohter’s Brazilian lawyers stating that he had not meant to offend Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in an article about the politician’s drinking habits. The letter also expressed regret for any embarrassment the report may have caused.
Police search Brazilian blogger's devices in morning raid
March 24, 2017 12:57 PM ET
São Paulo, March 24, 2017--A police search of Brazilian blogger Carlos Eduardo Cairo Guimarães' residence and electronic devices to uncover the sources for a story he had published was an alarming violation of journalists' right to protect their sources, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....
O Globo and Folha de S.Paulo ordered to remove reports about Brazil's First Lady
February 15, 2017 3:58 PM ET
São Paulo, February 15, 2017--A judge ordered two of Brazil's biggest national dailies, Folha de S.Paulo and O Globo, to remove stories from their websites about a court case of a hacker convicted of attempted blackmail of Brazil's first lady, Marcela Temer, according to reports in both papers....