Violence

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 ...

Brazilian Army on the streets to guarantee elections

After Murder of 20 Candidates, Armed Forces Deploy 25,000 Men for Brazil’s Elections

The gunning down of a string of candidates ahead of nationwide municipal elections this ...

A Guarani Indian from Rio de Janeiro - Tânia Rêgo/ABr

900 Indians Have Been Killed in Brazil Since 2003

According to a report issued by Brazil’s Missionary Indigenous Council in Brasília, almost 900 ...

Brazilian military take over community in Rio

Military Man Shot in Brazil After Entering Drug Lords Territory Has Died

National Force agent Hélio Vieira Andrade died at Salgado Filho Hospital in Rio, where ...

Candid Portrait

The editors of The Brazil Reader have chosen well. Articles, which may at first ...

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