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Brazil Drug Gang Attacks Police Station in Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Just north of Rio de Janeiro's famous Maracanã stadium, criminals launched an attack onto a police station, opening fire...

Street Theft in Rio de Janeiro Increases by up to 79 Percent over Last Year

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to data from Rio’s Institute of Public Security (ISP), 15 of the state’s 39 districts suffered an increase...

Brazil to Furlough Thousands of Prisoners for Father’s Day

RIO DE JANEIRIO, BRAZIL - Brazil celebrates Father's Day this Sunday, and 170,000 prisoners could potentially be granted a temporary release from incarceration. Inmates from...

Brazil Drug Trafficker Attempts Prison Escape Dressed as Woman

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the visitors leaving Rio's Gabriel Ferreira Castilho Prison Complex was not quite like the others. So much...

Brazil Natives say Illegal Miners Murdered Leader, Invaded Land

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Native Brazilians accused a gang of gold prospectors and miners of invading their land and murdering a tribal leader...

Brazil Gang Impersonates Federal Police to Steal Millions in Gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a heist, straight from a movie plot, a Brazilian gang drove onto the runway of a São Paulo...

Latest Intercept “Vaza Jato” Leaks Show Prosecutors Suspect Flávio Bolsonaro

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian version of The Intercept released the eleventh part of its “Vaza Jato” private message leaks Sunday, July...
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Police in Rio de Janeiro Conduct Largest Ever Drug Bust

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio police conducted their largest drug seizure to date during an operation targeting organized crime in the north zone...

Brazilian Drug Kingpins Flaunt Power Through Jewelry

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Throughout Brazil, authorities are seizing significant quantities of gold and diamonds in the forms of ostentatious jewelry worn by...

Family Struggles to Recover Body of Dead American from Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - American musician Danielle Davila was found by authorities dead and naked in her rented room in Paraty three weeks...

Brazil’s Chernobyl in Retrospect

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the world still reeling from the Chernobyl disaster a year before, on Sept. 13, 1987, in Goiânia, Brazil,...

Itaboraí: The Brazilian City Controlled by Militias

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Just forty kilometers from Rio de Janeiro, the city of Itaboraí has been taken over by a dangerous militia...

Death of Drug Trafficker may Bring Violence to Rio’s Ilha do Governador

By C.H. Gardiner RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fernando Gomes de Freitas, known as Fernandinho Guarabu, controlled the drug trade on Rio's Governor's Island for...

Politicians Aim to Weaken Brazil’s Proposed Anti-Crime Legislation

Column By C.H. Gardiner RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A package of anti-crime laws proposed by the Jair Bolsonaro administration is facing significant changes by...

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