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By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A gunman entered the Metropolitan Cathedral of Campinas, in Sao Paulo state, on Tuesday afternoon, and fired at least twenty shots, killing four people and injuring another four. After being...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro's gunshot detection system, a series of audio sensors placed strategically throughout the city to pick up sounds of gunfire and alert police to the shooting's location, has...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Civil Police in Rio have identified those responsible for firing shots just twenty minutes before a scheduled “Desafio da Paz” (Peace Challenge) run in the Complexo do...
Opinion, by Robert Muggah and Melina Risso RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil is taking a step backwards when it comes to responsible gun control. Just last week legislators approved an incentive package that includes tax reductions for the domestic...

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