Tag: Violence

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Overall, Latin America is the region that imposed the longest school closures in the world, according to UNICEF, with a slow and in some cases non-existent resumption of in-person classes, which has a virtually...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the 2020 elections, Brazil elected 28 trans city councilors. All report having suffered some kind of violence during the exercise of their mandate. In the last elections, in 2020, Brazil elected 28 trans city...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (EFE) The increase in violence over the last decade in Mexico has triggered demand for architectural armor and bulletproof vests, especially in times of pandemics and elections, in a country where the security industry...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) announced on Tuesday, March 2nd, that it will invest US$50 million to support the creation of 14 comprehensive territorial centers for gender and diversity policies in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil registered 175 murders of transsexuals in 2020, according to the National Association of Transvestites and Transsexuals of Brazil's (ANTRA) annual report, which would translate into one death every two days. All victims were trans/transvestite...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Away from the limelight, media coverage and swarm of foreign tourists who descend on Rio de Janeiro during this time of year, a different sort of festival will take over the suburbs for four...
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...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Bete speaks softly to her employers as she tries to push down her sleeves to cover her bruised arms. The red welt on her neck, however, she is unable to keep hidden. “He gets like that...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – One of the seven police officers arrested on Wednesday and charged with illegally selling public land is the uncle of Brazil’s First Lady, Michelle Bolsonaro, reports daily Correio Brasiliense. The...



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