By Arkady Petrov
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of foreigners expelled from Brazil increased 82 percent last year.
The sanction, applied by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, has increased from 375 people in 2017 to 683 in 2018.
This upward trend continues in 2019 as until April 30th of this year the federal government has already kicked out 254 people, which represents 37 percent of all registrations made in 2018.
The expulsions were mostly the result of crimes committed by foreigners in Brazil, such as drug trafficking, theft, robbery, and forgery, in addition to the use of . . .