BuzzFeed shuts down Brazilian BuzzFeed News operation

"Founded in 2016, the news operation of BuzzFeed News of Brazil will come to its end on Aug. 31. The other areas of BuzzFeed will continue normally.

On this day, Aug. 31, 2020, BuzzFeed News will stop the production of its news product in Brazil, in Portuguese. It was the end of that fruitful journey that started May of 2016.

The decision to discontinue the operation was taken in the course of this year and it is the direct effect of the economic crisis triggered by the global pandemic."

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