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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter   RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Highway Police (PRF) seized more than twelve tons of drugs on the roads of the state of Rio de Janeiro between January and October of this year, which...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Four years after a group of Rio police officers were arrested for kidnapping two alleged drug traffickers for R$300,000 ransom, Judge Ana Paula Monte Figueiredo Pena Barros condemned ex-Lieutenant-Colonel Dayzer...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The mayor of Angra dos Reis, Fernando Jordão, declared a public security state of emergency yesterday (Tuesday, August 21st) due to the wave of violence in the city, with rival...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Data released yesterday (August 14th) by the Institute of Public Security (ISP) and the Secretary of State for Security (SESEG) shows that in July 2018 theft has decreased, but homicides...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Governors of seven Brazilian states released an open letter on Friday calling for the release of R$42 billion in funds, promised by the Temer Administration back in March, for...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio police officials have announced that they are calling off the search for British hip-hop artist Kenny Mukendi, aka Kenny Vulcan, who went missing in Rio on April 13th, after...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Earlier this week the state government of Rio announced that its ongoing ‘Operação Segurança Presente’ (Security Today) program is a continuing success, with over 12,000 arrests and counting in the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday afternoon, April 16th, family members of slain councilwoman Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes, met with Rio's Chief of Civil Police, Rivaldo Barbosa, to hear an update...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to Brazilian and Australian media reports, authorities have learned that one of the victims of the January 18th car accident on Copacabana Beach that left an eight-month-old baby dead...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, April 4th, with the entire country on edge awaiting the Supreme Court's decision on former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's habeas corpus, in Rio de Janeiro new...
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