Brazilian army in a Rio favela - ABr

    Can’t Maintain Order? In Brazil They Call the Army

    Brazil’s military is getting a serious workout these days. The authorities have recently deployed ...

    Protesters burn buildings and fight the police in Brasília - José Cruz/ABr

    Responding to Pressure, Brazil President Removes Army from Capital

    Brazilian President Michel Temer has called troops back off the streets of Brasília following ...

    Brazilian Army sent to protect the presidential palace in Brasília - Valter Campanato/ABr

    Army Takes Over Brazil’s Capital After Protesters Invade and Break Government Buildings

    The Brazilian Army took over positions close to the presidential palace and ministry buildings ...

    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 ...

    Brazil's military dictatorship

    Judge in Brazil Bars Suit for Kidnap and Torture Against Dictatorship-Era Army Officer

    The first charges brought against an army officer over crimes committed during the Brazil’s ...

    Brazilian Army in Rio favela

    Rio Favelas Are Hurting the Brazilian Army

    Rio’s favelas are not good for the Brazilian army. Conflict resolution is not the ...

    Brazilian army

    Brazil Almost Doubling Its Army to Half a Million Men in 20 Years

    The Brazilian government plans to increase the number of its voluntary army from 300.000 ...