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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Police (PF) in Brazil launched Operation Hipster today (Wednesday, October 17th) from Curitiba, to arrest those responsible for the production and distribution of ecstasy in several states of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Federal Police in Brazil along with the country’s Naval Patrol Group have uncovered a very unusual way for drug traffickers to transport their drugs to the European continent from...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The ammunition used to kill Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, Marielle Franco and her driver on Wednesday night came from a lot sold to the Federal Police in 2006 and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The recent wave of killings in the Northeastern state of Ceara has led Brazil’s President Michel Temer to authorize a Federal Police intelligence team task force to the state to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Federal police in Brazil took more than twelve hours to count all the bills seized in an apartment in Salvador, Bahia, supposedly used by a former cabinet member of President...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Security forces in Rio de Janeiro, along with Brazilian Army and Navy troops, have been conducting a major offensive against organized crime in four favela communities since dawn today (August...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Mint of Brazil (CMB), which produces passports for the country, announced on Friday, July 21st, that the service will be reinstated after being suspended by the Federal Police (PF)...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Federal Police in Brazil issued 147 warrants and ordered the seizure of assets of persons accused of mismanagement of funds in four of the country's largest pension funds: Funcef...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has apologized to Rio de Janeiro citizens and Brazilians alike for the damage that four of the country’s swimmers caused to the city...

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