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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – State deputies of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly approved a bill that allows them to carry firearms by 44 votes in favor versus 11 against.However, the bill has already proven...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a disturbing new report from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), in only the first few weeks of 2019, 126 gender-based murders of women along with 67 murder...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, October 15th, Brazil's outspoken right-wing presidential candidate, Jair Bolsonaro, visited the Special Police Operations Battalion (Bope) of Rio de Janeiro's Military Police and compared the violence in Rio...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An estimated seven thousand people took to the streets of Copacabana near Copacabana Palace in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone) on Sunday, July 29th, in the fourth annual "Black Women's...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The number of firearm registrations by individuals citizens in Brazil has increased over five times in the past ten years, according to data compiled by the Sou da...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The normally quiet neighborhood of Barra Grande, just outside of historic Paraty, in Rio de Janeiro State, was the scene of a brutal murder as the body of expatriate French...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over the weekend, Rio police apprehended Mário Marcelo Ferreira dos Santos Santoro who is suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend Cecília Müller Haddad in Australia in April.The 40-year-old Santoro, an engineer,...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Violence in Rio de Janeiro’s largest favela community, Rocinha, has reached unprecedented levels with 54 people killed in the last six months alone, according to Military Police statistics. This figure...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Troubling news from the latest Public Security Institute (ISP) report, released on Wednesday, November 30th, which showed that murder across Rio de Janeiro state increased 21 percent from January to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, November 1st, the Institute of Public Security (ISP) for Rio de Janeiro State released alarming figures from its latest report, showing that from January of this year up...

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