A pedestrian-filled street in São Paulo.

    Trying to Understand Brazil’s 20% Homicide Rate Decline

    Brazil is the world’s murder capital. No other country even comes close. That is ...

    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 ...

    Police violence in Brazil

    25 per 100,000: Brazil’s Per-Capita Homicide Rate Is Three Times the World Average

    Earlier this year, in September, the United Nations released a report on Brazilian arbitrary, ...

    In 20 Years, Death of Young Brazilians Grows from 30 to 55 per 100,000

    The number of young people murdered in Brazil nearly doubled in a little over ...

    Killings in Brazil and the Blame-it-on-the-poor Syndrome

    The Constitution of Brazil says, in its Article 5, that Brazilians and foreigners residing ...