Tag: Robberies

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a survey conducted by the Chilean Center for Public Studies (CEP), 68 percent of the population rejects the administration of the country's president, Sebastián Piñera, while only 16 percent approves it. These data,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Bolivian Ministry of Defense reacted the arrest of Bolivian military personnel on the border with Chile who, according to the Chilean Carabineros and the government, were allegedly involved in "robberies" in the north...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Reinforced surveillance on the city's beaches and surrounding areas usually occurs during the high season, starting in November. But as of next weekend, at least 150 security agents will be patrolling the beaches constantly,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than 10,000 migrants and refugees are stranded at the Colombian border trying to enter Panama through the dangerous Darien jungle, waiting for the governments of these countries to define actions to offer them...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After ten months of federal military intervention in Rio de Janeiro’s public security agencies, officials of the Armed Forces state that the goals of mission - lowering crime rates...
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...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Just released data from Rio de Janeiro’s Instituto de Segurança Publica – ISP (Public Security Institute) comparing the state's crime statistics of October 2017 to October 2016 revealed a mixed...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an effort to combat the recent wave of robberies and break-ins that have plagued Rio's upscale neighborhood of Leblon, local residents and merchants are banding together to implement their...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Data released by Brazil’s National Federation of Insurance Companies (FenSeg) this week shows that theft of insured mobile phones increased 64.6 percent in the country between 2015 and 2016. According...

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