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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A fight this Sunday, between inmates at the Anísio Jobim Penitentiary Complex (Compaj) in Manaus, Amazonas, left 15 convicts dead, according to state government officials. According to state penitentiary secretary, Colonel...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Amnesty International has called for an immediate investigation into the death of thirteen people in two communities in Rio de Janeiro last Friday during a military police operation. "The military...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a television interview on Tuesday, October 30th, the new governor-elect of Rio, Wilson Witzel, spoke about his plans regarding security. Witzel revealed that he wants to use military police...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Armed Forces began training Rio’s military police force this week as part of the intervention program installed by the federal government in February. The plan calls for the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO 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 Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A quiet morning along the normally tranquil Rua General Urquiza in Rio's upscale neighborhood of Leblon was shattered early Wednesday (March 28th) as a gang of armed robbers exchanged gunfire...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A police operation in Rio de Janeiro’s largest favela community, Rocinha, over the weekend resulted in the death of eight community residents, according to Rio’s Military Police. According to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to new data released from the Rio de Janeiro state government's online portal and compiled by Globo news, in 2017, Rio de Janeiro state spent R$9.9 billion on security,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tension continues high in and around Rio de Janeiro’s Cidade de Deus neighborhood Friday (February 2nd) morning, after yet another violent night of shootouts. Armored military police vehicles patrol...

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