Tag: violence

    Brazilian President-elect Jair Messias Bolsonaro

    Brazil’s President-elect Is No Trump. He Was Even a Hugo Chávez Admirer

    Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president-elect, is sometimes referred to as the Brazilian Trump (Economist, 2017), ...

    Brazilian president, general Ernesto Geisel, parades in an open car in Brasília, in 1968

    Brazil Military Afraid Closeness to President-elect Bolsonaro Might Hurt Its Reputation

    Brazilian President-elect Jair Messias Bolsonaro is a former paratrooper; his vice president, Hamilton Mourão, ...

    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 at favela Maré - Tomaz Silva/ABr

    Other Violent Brazilian Cities May Be Taken Over by the Army like Rio

    Brazilian leaders said that the use of the military to combat rising violence in ...

    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 ...

    "You're gonna die, policeman" says writing on a favela wall in Rio - Photo: EBC

    100 Policemen Killed in Rio this Year, One Every 57 Hours

    The number of police officers killed so far this year in the Brazilian city ...