A crack addict in Brazil - Photo: Bruno Kelly

    São Paulo’s Answer to Drugs: Police, Tractors and Forced Treatment

    Last Sunday, São Paulo authorities dramatically deployed a “new” approach to dealing with drug ...

    Brazil Prisons: Where the Criminals Are the Ones Running the Show

    The prison population throughout Latin America has been growing steadily for the past few ...

    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 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 ...

    Marijuana in Brazil

    A Brazilian Senator Wonders If Regulating Pot Is the Answer

    Two frightening threats are contaminating the education of our children and young people: domestic ...

    Brazil's Grajaú Bus Terminal

    Amid Poverty and Decaying Neighborhoods the Drug Business Is Thriving in Brazil

    Grajaú Bus Terminal, São Paulo Capital South Region. For years, the government of São ...

    The Nova Luz project

    Brazil’s Nova Luz: Downtown Revitalization or Cleansing Operation?

    A new project launched by the São Paulo local government entitled ‘Nova Luz’ (‘New ...

    Brazilian generic drugs

    In Victory for Brazil WHO Grants Protection to Generic Drugs

    Brazil won an important victory with regard to generic drugs at the World Health ...