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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 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 ...

Brazilian army in a Rio favela - ABr

Can’t Maintain Order? In Brazil They Call the Army

Brazil’s military is getting a serious workout these days. The authorities have recently deployed ...

Lack of sanitation in Brazil's favelas is common -

Basic Sanitation Might Be Coming Soon to a Big Favela in Rio

Brazilian authorities have taken the first step towards providing basic sanitation to more than ...