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 ...

    Leaked Court Papers Show 52 Politics Linked to Corruption in Brazil: It Starts with the President

    Leading the list are Brazilian President Michel Temer, former soccer star Romário, former candidate ...

    Brazil’s Prison Riot: The Unspeakable Pain of Burying Your Beheaded Child

    The prison massacre in Alcaçuz Penitentiary on January 14, which killed at least 26 ...