Brazil's Federal Supreme Court (STF) has ordered President Jair Bolsonaro's profiles on social media be kept active despite a motion from some Senators who wanted him banned for spreading what they said were fake news about the coronavirus.
Brazil's Senatorial Committee (CPI) investigating President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday recommended the head of state be prosecuted for crimes against humanity and that he is denied access to social media for having spread false information about the disease.
The Brazilian Army “continues strongly dedicated to comply with its constitutional missions”, said Commander General Paulo Sergio Nogueira in a message to the Force, and called on rank and file to be cautious about the information received in the social networks.
Brazil's Senate Speaker Rodrigo Pacheco Tuesday repealed a Law-decree issued last week by President Jair Bolsonaro concerning censorship on social media.
Peru's Foreign Minister Héctor Béjar Tuesday handed in his resignation to President Pedro Castillo, which was accepted. “I am free again!” posted the departing official on social media.
Little has been known outside Cuba about the situation in the country following Sunday's nationwide protests against the government of President Miguel Díaz-Canel due to shortages of food, electricity and medicines.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro signed into law a bill of Congress that makes internet stalking a crime punishable by jail time, it was published on Thursday in the Federal Official Gazette.
Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the growing influence of U.S. social media companies and said their impact on society now puts them in competition with elected governments.
The English Football Association (FA) panel handed Edinson Cavani a three-match suspension despite acknowledging the Manchester United striker was not deliberately racist and had not known his language on social media was offensive.
Facebook Inc said it would block U.S. President Donald Trump's accounts indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks until the presidential transition is completed.