By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Brazilian President (1995-2002) Fernando Henrique Cardoso (FHC) criticized what he perceives as a "punitive" approach by the authorities dealling with crime in the country.
Without directly citing President Jair Bolsonaro's government, FHC used a debate on current drug policy to say that "Brazil is going through a dangerous transitional moment."
"Unfortunately, in Brazil, the idea still prevails that a good criminal is a dead criminal," FHC said in a meeting organized in São Paulo by the foundation that bears his name, in collaboration with the Igarapé Institute . . .