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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One in every 5 records of fatalities in the state of Rio de Janeiro through July this year had the involvement of civil or state police officers. Data from the State Civil Police Secretariat collected...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chamber of Deputies may finally move forward in the processing of the administrative reform legislation. The chairman of the special committee, deputy Fernando Monteiro (PP-PE), said voting on the text in the committee...
By Lise Alves, Senior contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil registered more than 61,000 violent deaths in 2016, a growth of 3.8 percent compared to 2015, and the highest level in the country's history, according to the Brazilian Public...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Michel Temer authorized the sending of 800 police officers to reinforce security in Rio de Janeiro yesterday, July 20th. The government will send 380 men from the Federal Highway...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With seven votes for and three against, Brazil’s Supreme Court decided on Wednesday (April 5th) that state and federal employees of the security sector can not legally strike, because their...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Concerned about the recent deaths of ten pre-candidates planning to run in the October municipal elections in Rio de Janeiro, the state’s Regional Electoral Prosecutor has asked that the armed...

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