Police in Sao Paulo
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São Paulo Sees Bloodiest Night with 20 Murders

Murders in the Brazilian city of São Paulo are surging, with 20 homicides in a 24-hour period this weekend, marking one of the most violent days of recent...
A PCC prison riot in Junqueiropolis, Sao Paulo
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Brazil’s PCC Expanding Influence Throughout the Country

Brazilian prison gang the PCC have grown into one of the country's biggest criminal groups and have been pushing their operations beyond their traditional...
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Govt: No Cartels but ‘Emissaries’ in Bolivia

According to Bolivia's top drug official, there are no drug cartels inside the Andean nation but there are representatives from Colombian and Brazilian criminal...
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Paraguay Police on Trail of Brazil Gang Fugitives

Paraguayan police raided a ranch believed to have been used by a member of Brazilian drug gang the PCC, one of at least five who escaped from a prison close to the...
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São Paulo Gang Sells Drug Franchises: Police

Brazil's police have found evidence that São Paulo criminal group the PCC has developed complex mafia-like systems to control the drug trade, with registered...
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Brazil Drug Gangs Have Offices in Paraguay: Police

Brazilian police warned that Paraguay has become a base of operations for Brazil's criminal organizations, which are seeking to cut middlemen out of the drug trade...
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Paraguay Jail Break Highlights Leaky System

The escape of six alleged Brazilian gang members from a prison in Paraguay highlights the rampant corruption within the country’s penal...