Tag: overcrowded prisons

By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — In the last week of August, riots broke out in four prisons across Brazil, killing eight inmates and prompting the UN to call for reforms as overcrowding and poor conditions...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff defended her government's public safety policies across the nation in an interview with two radio stations on Monday amid growing national and international outrage over...

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