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Un guardia dispara un arma de electrochoque contra un recluso

Brazil Video Shows Prison Torture

Shocking footage of Brazil prison guards torturing inmates has sparked an investigation, and serves as a stark reminder of the poor prison conditions...

Prison Massacre Charges Highlight Source of Brazil Security Crisis

Prosecutors in Brazil have charged more than 200 inmates in connection to one of the country’s bloodiest prison massacres in recent years, as the security...
The Specialized Police Unit facility where Jarvis Chimenes Pavão is detained

Brazil’s Biggest Gang Planning Kingpin’s Paraguay Prison Break: Police

Brazil's largest and most powerful criminal organization is allegedly plotting to free a prominent drug trafficker currently jailed in Paraguay, raising questions...
Adrián Velarde Huamaní, alias "Chato Adrián"

‘Most Wanted’ Peru Drug Trafficker Captured in Brazil

The arrest in Brazil of a wanted drug trafficker from Peru who was on the run for more than a decade illustrates how trafficking dynamics have evolved in Peru's...
A faction of Brazil's PCC protests against the transfer of their leaders in 2001

Brazil’s PCC Planning Anniversary Attacks on Govt Officials: Report

A new report says that Brazil's largest and most powerful criminal organization is planning a spate of attacks against government officials to mark...
Brazil's PCC may have up to 1,500 members in Bolivia

Too Little Too Late? Bolivia, Brazil to Boost Efforts Against Criminal Migration

Authorities in Bolivia and Brazil will enter into a bilateral agreement later this month aimed at combating the expansion of Brazilian criminal groups into Bolivia,...
Bolivian Interior Minister Carlos Romero

Brazil Crime Groups Share Territorial Control in Bolivia: Minister

Recent attacks in Bolivia attributed to Brazil's main criminal groups have led Bolivia's interior minister to believe that these organziations have divided...
Drug consumption and seizures are rising in Argentina

Rising Seizures and Consumption in Argentina – the Next Brazil?

Rising cocaine seizures in Argentina coupled with growing concerns about domestic consumption could be signs that the Andean nation may be headed down a similar...
Police review seized rifles

US Rifles Fuel Brazil Gangs’ Expansion

The recent seizure of 60 sophisticated military rifles originating from Miami in Río de Janeiro's international airport has exposed a massive arms trafficking...