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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Army Commander General Edson Pujol said on Friday, November 13th, that the institution is not part of the government and has no political party. The General delivered a speech during a national defense seminar,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One day after President Jair Bolsonaro said that "when words run out, you need to have gunpowder", in reference to the U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, Estadão news site has compared the military power of...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Roughly 30,000 additional Polícia Militar (PMs, or military police) were deployed across Rio state prior to the elections on Sunday, in addition to around 6,500 Brazilian Army forces deployed...
By Ségolène Poirier, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first UPP (Police Pacification Unit) installation in Complexo do Alemão began on Wednesday, April 18th at two locations with a total of 660 military police officers set to patrol...

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