2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. And while disinformation and misinformation are nothing new, the spread of false information at alarming rates is more effective and worrisome than ever. A year-long effort to identify, expose, and explain disinformation around elections in Latin America using open source methodologies yielded the following key findings and recommendations.

Recommendations: Disinformation in democracies (English PDF)

Key findings: Disinformation in democracies (English PDF)


Recomendações: Desinformação em democracias (Português PDF)

Principais conclusões: Desinformação em democracias (Português PDF)


Recomendaciones: Desinformación en las democracias (Español PDF)

Resultados clave: Desinformación en las democracias (Español PDF)