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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The days when blue-helmeted UN troops paraded in armored cars through Haitian shanty towns or manned frigates in the Middle East are now a pale memory for the Brazilian military. In February 2021, there were...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Infobae) The Government of Alberto Fernández is currently evaluating whether to strike a blow with uncertain consequences, writes Argentine newspaper Infobae. The aim is to rescind all bilateral agreements signed in the last 30...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The largest defense and security trade fair in Latin America (LAAD), currently underway in Rio de Janeiro’s RioCentro Convention Center made headlines on Wednesday, but not because of the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, delivered the new project for the country’s social security reform in Congress on Wednesday morning. The government estimates that the reform will allow for an...
By Scarlet Bringuenti Bennett, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On November 27th, the International Military Sports Council (CISM) will be opening their 24th World Military Championship (WMC) Taekwondo tournament for the second time at the Brazilian naval base...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In perhaps the most divisive election in Brazil's history, right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro has been elected the next president of Brazil, winning 55 percent of the vote over his leftist...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's divisive 2018 presidential election will go to a deciding second round after controversial far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro won an emphatic victory in the first round of voting on Sunday...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The well-publicized federal military intervention in Rio de Janeiro reaches its seventh month this week and according to the latest statistics there is little reason to celebrate. According to the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In one of the largest military operations since Brazil's armed forces took over security of Rio de Janeiro six months ago, on Monday, August 20th, over 4,000 armed soldiers and...

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