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‘Hitman Linked to Brazil Gangs Arrested in Bolivia’

Authorities said they had arrested a hitman with links to Comando Vermelho, one of Brazil’s most dangerous gangs, in the department of Santa Cruz,...
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Brazil Arrests 23 ‘Cocaine Mules’ Traveling to Angola

Some 23 Nigerian nationals were arrested in Brazil's São Paulo airport, where they were trying to take a flight to Angola. They were allegedly carrying large...
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Brazil Plans to Dispose of Seized Goods, Reduce Corruption

Brazil's government is considering changing the law so that contraband seized on the borders need not be stored by the state for the duration of court cases against...
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Brazil Police Say Sea Is New Arms Trafficking Frontier

Brazil’s Federal Police say that arms traffickers are using new routes to get weapons into the country, with entry through sea ports now just as important as land...
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40 Prisoners Escape Brazil Police Station Through Tunnel

At least 40 prisoners escaped using a tunnel dug 10 meters deep under the wall of a police station in Curitiba, south...
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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...