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Brazil Registers Record Number of Violent Deaths in 2017

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In 2017 Brazil set a record; one that most countries would rather not have: of violent deaths. According data from Human Rights Watch (HRW) South America’s largest country registered 63,880 cases of violent deaths and last year’s final numbers (not yet released) are expected to be just as worrisome.

“President Jair Bolsonaro should address the public security crisis that engulfs Brazil through measures that both enhance respect for human rights and reduce crime,” suggested HRW’s World Report 2019.

“Brazilians are understandably fed up with the very . . .

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