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Turf Dispute Breaks North Brazil Gang Pact, Opening Door for PCC

Two of Brazil’s most important criminal groups have ended a three-year truce and are now fighting for control over a strategic drug trafficking route in the...
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Brazil’s PCC Expands Criminal Activity, Trafficking Arms From Venezuela

A criminal group has been reported smuggling weapons of war out of Venezuela to expand their illegal activities, taking advantage of the country's economic crisis,...
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Can Anyone Stop Brazil’s PCC?

Brazil’s biggest gang has expanded across the region. Confronting them head-on might just make the problem worse....
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Massacre in Northern Brazil Points to PCC’s Continued Expansion

A criminal group allied with Brazil’s First Capital Command was allegedly behind the massacre of more than a dozen people in a strategic area of northern Brazil,...
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GameChangers 2017: Government and Gangs Battle for Brazil

A new war between Brazil’s two biggest crime groups has contributed to escalating violence across the country, which authorities are struggling to contain...
Un guardia dispara un arma de electrochoque contra un recluso
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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...
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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
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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"
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‘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...