Tag: violence

    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 ...

    Pau D'Arco massacre

    Thirteen Policemen Involved in Massacre of 10 Peasants Are Arrested in Brazil

    Thirteen police officers have been detained for allegedly participating in a recent massacre that ...