Tag: Military Intervention

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The São Paulo stock exchange reversed on Thursday part of the losses registered the day before and advanced 1.72%, with its Ibovespa index, the benchmark of the trading floor, rising to 115,360 points, after...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Truckers paralyzed sections of highways in at least 14 states on Wednesday, September 8 - a day after protests called by President Jair Bolsonaro - according to a report released at 8:30 PM yesterday...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday (26) considered "unfair" the investigations underway in the Supreme Court (STF) against right-wing activists who, among their demands, call for military intervention, something that in his opinion is...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The army general in charge of Rio de Janeiro’s military intervention, General Walter Souza Braga Netto, stated on Wednesday that there is no need for the military action to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a television interview on Tuesday, October 30th, the new governor-elect of Rio, Wilson Witzel, spoke about his plans regarding security. Witzel revealed that he wants to use military police...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President of Brazil, Michel Temer, admitted on Tuesday that the Federal Government may suspend the military intervention in Rio de Janeiro in order to allow congress to vote the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tension between the secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Amalgro and group of Latin American countries, including Brazil, increased over the weekend with declarations by...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Under heavy rains, more than 5,000 Armed Forces and police officers are conducting operations in six communities in the area of Jacarepaguá, in the western region of Rio de...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Three months after the start of the federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro the mega public security operation is about to enter a new phase, with more military agents...

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