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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bogotá's mayor's office announced Thursday a series of new measures aimed at stemming the wave of crime and violence in the Colombian capital, including a new police force and restrictions on motorcycles. To this end,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - There were 41,100 violent deaths in Brazil last year - the lowest number since 2007, when the Brazilian Public Security Forum began collecting data. The National Homicide Index, compiled by g1, is based on...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Councilman Hugo Leonardo da Silva Gonçalves, 38, was executed on Wednesday (29) in Sete Quedas, 467 kilometers from Campo Grande, in the border region between Brazil and Paraguay. His body was found on a road,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than half of all homicides in Brazil remain unsolved. This is according to an unprecedented study by the Instituto Sou da Paz, published on Wednesday, October 13. The indicator for solving has improved in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a survey conducted by the Chilean Center for Public Studies (CEP), 68 percent of the population rejects the administration of the country's president, Sebastián Piñera, while only 16 percent approves it. These data,...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Arpoador is one of the top tourist destinations in Rio de Janeiro. Locals and gringos alike gather to applaud the sunset, take a picture with the statue of Tom Jobim...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A violent clash between supporters of Corinthians and São Paulo has left at least fourteen injured, three shot, and five arrested. The confrontation took place in Ferraz de Vasconcelos, in...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Federal highway police officers protecting a convoy transporting uranium to one of Brazil's nuclear plants in Angra dos Reis engaged in a gunfight with armed hostiles who shot at the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the revelry and excitement of Carnival 2019 comes to a close, a new sobering report from the online digital platform, Fogo Cruzado, was released on Wednesday (March 6th) showing...

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