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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 ...

Brazilian children at school at lunchtime.

In Brazil, a Rush to Understand the Suzano School Massacre

Brazilian Elementary School Kids Daily Life: Always the same routine. Going hungry for at ...

Brazilian President-elect Jair Messias Bolsonaro

Brazil’s President-elect Is No Trump. He Was Even a Hugo Chávez Admirer

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president-elect, is sometimes referred to as the Brazilian Trump (Economist, 2017), ...

Brazilian president, general Ernesto Geisel, parades in an open car in Brasília, in 1968

Brazil Military Afraid Closeness to President-elect Bolsonaro Might Hurt Its Reputation

Brazilian President-elect Jair Messias Bolsonaro is a former paratrooper; his vice president, Hamilton Mourão, ...

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 ...