Tag: Guns

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of firearms licenses in Brazil increased by 473.6% between 2018 and 2022, according to data published Tuesday (28) in the Public Security Yearbook. During that period, filings rose from 117,467 to 673,818...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Through the then Vice-Minister of Citizen Security Wilson Santamaría, officials would have requested "equipment and weapons" to "repress the Bolivian people," according to the current government, as stated by the now Vice-Minister of the...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new report from Fundação Abrinq and the Brazilian Ministry of Health shows a shocking increase in the number of deaths of young black Brazilian men caused by firearms over...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – State deputies of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly approved a bill that allows them to carry firearms by 44 votes in favor versus 11 against. However, the bill has already proven...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The number of firearm registrations by individuals citizens in Brazil has increased over five times in the past ten years, according to data compiled by the Sou da...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From the beginning of the 1980s to 2016, the total percentage of homicides in the country committed with firearms rose from forty percent to 71 percent according to the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The police arrested four people involved in the illegal importing of military weapons yesterday (Thursday, June 1st) at the the international airport in Rio de Janeiro. Authorities say the sixty...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite protests from dozens of social movements that work towards curbing violence in Brazil, a Special Commission at the Chamber of Deputies decided on Tuesday to approve a project that...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A project in the Brazilian Congress will cancel one of the most important laws aimed at curbing gun violence in the country warn public safety organizations. The project, which seeks...

LATEST NEWS

WEATHER

Rio de Janeiro
clear sky
21.6 ° C
22.8 °
20 °
70 %
2.1kmh
0 %
Mon
28 °
Tue
31 °
Wed
26 °
Thu
33 °
Fri
24 °