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 ...

    Accident or Not, the Death of a Justice Helps the New Brazilian President

    The tragic death of Teori Zavascki, the Brazilian Supreme Court Justice who died in ...

    The End of Brazil’s Richest Man: Bald and in Jail

    Former Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista was arrested upon arrival at the Tom Jobim/Galeão International ...

    Eike Batista, Once Brazil’s Wealthiest Man, Is Now an International Fugitive

    Brazilian businessman Eike Batista was put on Interpol’s list of wanted people. After the ...

    Brazil’s Justice Killed in Plane Crash Had Received Death Threats

    Brazil’s President, Michel Temer, made an official statement to mourn the death of Supreme ...

    Human Rights Watch Blames Brazil’s Prison Overcrowding on Country’s Anti-Drug Law

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticized Brazil’s prison overcrowding problem in its World Report ...