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    Can Brazil Get Olympic Medal for Fighting Crime, Child Sex and Police Brutality?

    With colorful and scandalous flourishes, in a nation where the bizarre is often normal, ...

    Rio de Janeiro police

    Rio Olympics: Lula Creates New Bolsa (Allowance) to Raise Police Salaries

    Inspired by the success of his Bolsa Família (Family Allowance) Brazilian president Luiz Inácio ...

    Rio Police

    Rio Police Kill One for Every 23 Arrested, in US There is One Death for 37,000

    A report by Human Rights Watch a non-governmental organization (NGO)  reveals that many killings ...

    Police in Rio favela, Brazil

    3.5 Dead for 1 Injured: Bonus for Cops in Brazil Doubles Number of Killed Suspects

    The growing number of police killings of suspected criminals in Rio de Janeiro's war ...

    Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Study of a Murder in Rio, Brazil

    This is the story of a “victim” of sorts, in the bawdy, colorful, often ...

    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, ...

    Suspect policeman Odnei Fernando da Silva

    Brazilian Policeman Suspect of Torturing Journalists Surrenders

    A Brazilian civilian police inspector who is accused of heading the militia that kidnapped ...

    Police in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, arrest MST activist

    Brazil’s Landless Resist Police and Killer Militias

    A Brazilian Military Brigade, under orders from sub-commander Paul Mendes, on Tuesday, June 3, ...