Tag: Armed Forces

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 ...

35,000 Troops Guard Brazil’s Frontiers. Most Are in the Amazon

Drug seizures are not infrequent in Brazil’s Amazon region. In early January alone, the ...

FAB, Brazilian Air Force

Brazil & Neighbors Are Beefing Up Their Armed Forces. No Arms Race, They Say

Brazil, its Latin American neighbors and US officials may deny it, but there is ...

Brazil Army's soldier in training

Brazil Gets Ready for War Rearranging and Funding Its Defense Network

The Brazilian government announced this week the creation of an ambitious defense structure, to ...

Bad Idea, Say Brazil’s Military to Sharing Dirty War Files

The Brazilian Armed Forces weren’t happy at all at the declarations of the Minister-Chief ...