Military operation at favela Kelson's, in Rio de Janeiro. - Fernando Frazão/ABr

    Brazil Breaks Own Record with 63,880 Murders in 2017 or 175 per Day

    Brazil had a record number of murders last year, with homicides rising 3.7% from ...

    Brazilian Army on a Rio slum - Vladimir Platonow/ABr

    Army Back in Rio, This Time Taking Over the Security of the City

    Brazil’s military has taken full control of security in Rio de Janeiro and the ...

    A prison in Brazil - Wilson Dias/ABr

    Gang Country: In This Brazilian Prison Guards Do Not Enter

    Brazil’s representatives had to explain at a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human ...

    Terror in Brazil: Prison Gangs Kill 19 in Rio

    Rio de Janeiro’s authorities cannot agree on what led criminals to launch, at dawn ...

    Sí£o Paulo, Brazil, Refuses Federal Help After Gang Attacks Leaving 9 Dead

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