Tag: Primeiro Comando da Capital

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Authorities are investigating an alliance between the Familia do Norte and Terceiro Comando Puro against the Comando Vermelho (CV), which partially dominates the region. A new group, Cartel do Norte, may also be involved...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Paraguay is deporting an influential Brazilian drug dealer back to his home country after suspected members of the crime syndicate he heads unsuccessfully tried to free him from jail. Suspected members of the Primeiro Comando...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The governor of São Paulo Geraldo Alckmin underlined his intention to create a task force dedicated to an around-the-clock investigation of the PCC (Primeiro Comando da Capital), considered to...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – In the bloodiest weekend yet of the violent crime wave gripping São Paulo, 31 people lost their lives between Friday evening and Sunday afternoon, Folha reported. Experts are calling the surge...
By Anna Fitzpatrick, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With the eyes of the world on Rocinha for the past week, many in Brazil are now also looking at what's going on in the favela communities in the country’s biggest...



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