Brazil

  1. Appeals court rules in favor of Wikimedia in Brazil

    Brazilian Court of Appeals rules that singer Rosana Fiengo does not have the right to censor the Wikipedia article about her.... Read more

  2. Editing to change the world: Vinicius Siqueira

    Vinicius Siqueira has been contributing to Wikipedia for a decade, during which he has made thousands of edits online and led successful offline initiatives to train fellow students to edit. ... Read more

  3. Pairing videos with math: Illustrating mathematical concepts in Brazil

    Cross-national studies that assess mathematical literacy show that Brazil ranks amongst the worst. As Wikimedia volunteers, we believe we can have an impact on this pervasive innumeracy in Brazil.... Read more

  4. Community digest: Indian flora windfall for Commons, news in brief

    Thousands of new images are now available on Wikimedia Commons thanks to recent work from numerous Indian field biologists; Wikimedia Sweden wins social media prize; and more.... Read more

  5. Wikipedia on rational ignorance and Brazilian elections

    There is evidence (what is referred to in political science as “rational ignorance”) to support the claim that voters do not usually remember much about previous elections. Wikipedia can provide information on elections that is easy-to-read and of good quality.... Read more

  6. Victory in Brazil as court rules in favor of Wikimedia Foundation

    We are happy to announce that the 6th Civil Court of Jacarepaguá in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has ruled in favor of the Wikimedia Foundation in an injunction claim filed by Brazilian musician Rosanah Fienngo. ... Read more

  7. Community digest—First-ever Wikipedian-in-residence in Brazil; First women in science edit-a-thon in Venezuela

    The position will stimulate the use of Wikipedia as a means of scientific dissemination; twenty-one women scientists now have articles on the Spanish Wikipedia.... Read more

  8. News on Wikipedia: Explosions in China, Brazilian protests, and more

    Find out how Wikipedia is covering this week’s current news events: A bomb blast near a shrine in central Bangkok kills 23 people; Protesters in more than 200 Brazilian cities demand the resignation of Dilma Rouseff; A series of massive explosions in Tianjin, China, kill more than 114 people; American golfer Jordan Spieth becomes world number one, while Australian Jason Day wins the 2015 PGA... Read more

  9. Improving computer science articles on the Portuguese Wikipedia

  10. Brazilian Wikipedia editing workshop in homage to International Women’s Day