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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In 2017 Brazil set a record; one that most countries would rather not have: of violent deaths. According data from Human Rights Watch (HRW) South America’s largest country registered...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian Public Security Forum released data on violent deaths in the country on Thursday which shows that 63,880 violent deaths were recorded in the country last year alone,...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Institute of Public Security (ISP) on Thursday, January 18th, announced that cases of violent death (sum of homicide, robbery, lethal assault and homicide resulting from police action) in Rio...
By Lise Alves, Senior contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil registered more than 61,000 violent deaths in 2016, a growth of 3.8 percent compared to 2015, and the highest level in the country's history, according to the Brazilian Public...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Data released by Rio de Janeiro’s Instituto de Segurança Publica - ISP (Public Security Institute) shows that February of 2017 was one of the most violent months in the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In the last five years there have been more violent deaths in Brazil than war-torn Syria, according to the Brazilian Forum on Public Security. The data from the Forum’s 10th...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – To protest the nearly 4,000 violent deaths which occurred in the state of Rio de Janeiro in the first ten months of the year, a non-governmental organization placed on the...

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