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Brazil Deploys Unmanned Aircraft Over Bolivia

Brazil will soon start deploying unmanned aircraft into Bolivian airspace as part of an agreement with La Paz to fight the drug trafficking and organized crime that...
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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, Paraguay Agree to Join Forces Against Organized Crime

The governments of Brazil and Paraguay have signed an agreement which will see the neighboring nations co-operate more closely to combat organized...
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Cyber Attacks Target Brazil Govt

A hacking group managed to temporarily take down three government websites in Brazil, as well as the site of state oil company...
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Activist Murder Adds to Death Toll in Brazil Amazon

A peasant activist was murdered in Para state, in Brazil's Amazon, in the latest of a spate of apparent hired killings which some have linked to land...
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Rio Real: How Firemen, Militias and Politicians Mix in Brazil

Rio's firemen are striking for higher salaries, and many support them. But behind the calls for better pay for heroes may lie a thorny issue about encouraging the...
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Brazil: Amazon Murders Reveal Dark Pattern of Land Conflicts

Following a string of murders in a logging village in Brazil's Amazon, the government is working to increase state presence in lawless regions of the country where...
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Rio’s Militias: Fighting Crimes or Committing Them?

A Brazilian militia's invasion of hundreds of government apartments in Rio, which it then sold on, is another sign of how these vigilante groups seem more...
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Rio Real: Brazil Struggles with Next Phase of UPP Program

Yes, there’s peace in the house. But where’s the attention, the commitment, where are the services? Dignity for citizens, says Rio de Janeiro State Public Safety...