Tag: army

    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 ...

    Rio's rains

    Rio’s Rains Brought Daily Losses of 50 Million to Industry Alone

    Rio de Janeiro’s governor, Sergio Cabral, has announced that his administration will purchase land ...

    September 7 parade

    Brazil’s Army, Navy and Air Force Chiefs Threaten to Resign over Truth Commission

    Praised as one of the most influential leaders of the world, Brazilian president Luiz ...

    Laci Marinho de Araújo and Fernando Alcântara de Figueiredo

    Public Admission of Being Gay Lands Brazilian Army Officers in Jail

    Two Brazilian Army sergeants were arrested Tuesday, June 3, yesterday at a TV Network ...

    Brazil's Environment Minister, Carlos Minc

    Brazil’s New Environment Czar Wants Zero Deforestation and Army Help

    The new Environment minister of Brazil pledged Monday, May 19, to aggressively fight illegal ...