Brazil's right-wing presidential candidate for the Social Liberal Party, Jair Bolsonaro, gestures flanked by his son and Rio de Janeiro's elected Senator, Flavio Bolsonaro and the president of the party, Gustavo Bebianno. Photo: AFP

Brazil’s far-right candidate Bolsonaro accused of ‘campaign of slander and defamation’ on WhatsApp

• Leftist candidate Fernando Haddad says his rival used ‘illegal’ messages

• Monitors say there’s ‘a disinformation campaign similar and more sophisticated than in the US’

Topic |   Americas

TOP PICKS

Brazil's right-wing presidential candidate for the Social Liberal Party, Jair Bolsonaro, gestures flanked by his son and Rio de Janeiro's elected Senator, Flavio Bolsonaro and the president of the party, Gustavo Bebianno. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE