A meeting of Brazil's House of Representatives - EBC

The Way Brazil Congress Found to Deal with Their Crimes: Amnesty for All

  The recent list with almost 100 names sent by Brazil’s Federal Prosecutor’s Office ...

A policeman in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Speaking Out or Complaining Is a Sure Way to Jail for Brazilian Policemen

Brazilian authorities should reform laws that have been used to impose disproportionate punishments on ...

For Women, Brazilian Prison Is a Lawless House of Horrors

To enter the unsanitary, violent, and inhumane cells of Brazil’s prisons is to step ...

On the Verge of Being Ousted, Brazil President Counts on a Slow Justice to Complete His Mandate

Brazilian President Michel Temer’s government expects a federal judge to recommend his removal for ...

By Law Kids Cannot Hold a Job in Brazil. Three Million of Them Work Anyway

Brazil’s Prosecution Service for Labor (MPT) is launching a national campaign against child labor. ...

In Brazil, Bloody Police Strike Goes On in Espírito Santo and Spreads to Rio

Despite an announcement by the government that the state of Espírito Santos, in southeastern ...

Hit by a Police Strike, Looting, Dozens of Dead, Brazil City Begs for the Feds

Brazil sent 200 federal troops into the state of Espírito Santo, in southeastern Brazil, ...

Brazil Prisons: Where the Criminals Are the Ones Running the Show

The prison population throughout Latin America has been growing steadily for the past few ...