Organized Attacks Throughout Brazil’s Ceara State Continue

Since the first week of the year, 280 attacks have been registered, including the burning of buses, vehicles, public buildings, and banking establishments, as well as bombs placed in utility facilities across the state.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the presence of the Armed Forces in some of Ceara state’s largest cities, attacks by organized crime continues to plague the state. Authorities from Ceará confirmed four more incidents, including two schools, that may be associated with the wave of orchestrated attacks that hit the state since the first days of 2019.

According to officials the Municipal School Geralda Bonifácio Rodrigues, in Itarema, outside of Ceara’s capital Fortaleza, the fire destroyed electronic devices, teaching materials, chairs, tables and other equipment.

The mayor of Itarema classified the . . .

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