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 ...