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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After three hours of a standoff on the bridge that connects the city of Niteroi to Rio de Janeiro, a hijacker, who was holding more than thirty people hostage on an inter-city bus, was...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A fight this Sunday, between inmates at the Anísio Jobim Penitentiary Complex (Compaj) in Manaus, Amazonas, left 15 convicts dead, according to state government officials. According to state penitentiary secretary, Colonel...
By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – With over twenty judges threatened with death and living under police protection, the Rio de Janeiro State Court (TJ-RJ) is adopting extreme measures: it is discussing the creation of a special circuit...

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