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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...
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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...