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Brazil’s Truth Commission Wants Armed Forces to Tell Truth About Torture

Brazil’s National Truth Commission (CNV) wants the Army, Air Force and Navy commands to ...

One Hour of War: That’s All Brazil Has Ammunition for

The National Defense Strategy (END) plan signed by former president Luiz Inácio Lula da ...

Brazil Surrounds Haiti’s National Palace with Tanks and Hands Out Food

In a show of power, Brazil’s Armed Forces held on Friday their biggest relief ...

Five Years in Haiti Without a Death, Brazilian Forces Lose 14 to Earthquake

The Brazilian military are having a hard time dealing with death in Haiti. “How ...

110 Deaths Later Brazil’s Dengue Epidemic Seems to Be Easing

Brazil's dengue epidemic in the state and city of Rio do Janeiro added another ...

After 54 Deaths Brazilian Army Goes to the Streets to Fight Dengue

The Armed Forces of Brazil have joined the fight against dengue fever in Rio ...

Brazilian Armed Forces Complain of Obsolete and Broken Equipment and Low Wages

Brazil's armed forces, the largest military in Latin America, are badly equipped, demoralized over ...

Brazil Earmarks US$ 2.2 Bi for 36 Fighter Jets. Just for Starters

The Brazilian government is planning a major increase of Brazil's armed forces budget and ...

Brazil Boosts Military Spending by 50% But Tells Neighbors Not to Worry

The Brazilian government has announced plans to boost Brazil's military spending by more than ...

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