Tag: Ministry of Justice

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Recent attacks by miners in the Palimiú region are only the tip of the iceberg in a territory where over 3 million hectares are formally claimed by miners, in 500 requests registered with the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In all, six ministries had their heads changed in an attempt to manage the crisis in various sectors of the government. Still, the "dance of the chairs" will not be synonymous with calm for...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was still 2020, early December, when a group of 40 investors, led by Credit Suisse, invested R$1.3 billion (US$240 million) in C6 Bank. Another Brazilian unicorn was born. A Unicorn is a company in...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The resignation of Brazil’s Justice Minister, Sergio Moro on Friday opened up possibly one of the greatest political crises faced by the government of Jair Bolsonaro. Moro, known as Brazil’s anti-corruption czar and the main...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Minister of Justice and Public Security, Sergio Moro, regretted, on Thursday, the decision of the Chamber of Deputies that returned the Council for Control of Financial Activities (COAF) to the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Public Security Minister, Raul Jungmann, announced on Friday (July 20th) the creation of the National Commission on Intelligence and Operations whose main objective will be to combat organized...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The total number of people incarcerated in Brazil reached 726,712 in June 2016, the third largest prison population in the world, only behind the United States and China, according to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian government officials announced on Tuesday, September 20th, that over the next several weeks, prisons throughout the country will begin to receive the advanced security equipment used during the recently...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The number of incarcerated women in Brazil grew by more than 567 percent from 2000 to 2014, according to the first national report on the feminine penitentiary population conducted by...



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