Violence

    Without Police, Rio’s Drug Lords Show Who Are the Bosses in the Favelas

    After the Brazilian government spent tens of millions of dollars securing the city of ...

    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, ...

    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 ...