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Human Rights Watch Blames Brazil’s Prison Overcrowding on Country’s Anti-Drug Law

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticized Brazil’s prison overcrowding problem in its World Report ...

Cutting Workers’ Rights? Just a Rumor to Create Division, Says Brazil’s President

Brazilian President Michel Temer announced that he will combat rumors flying around the streets ...

Bribocracy: Called Brain Behind Corruption Scheme, Lula Can Get Over 30 Years in Prison

Federal prosecutor Deltan Dallagnol accused former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of being ...

Brazil’s Ex-speaker Should Feel the Full Weight of the Law, Says Transparency International

Transparency International released a note welcoming the decision by the Brazilian House of Representatives ...

Students Prison in Brazil Had Help from Infiltrated Army Captain

The Brazilian man accused of infiltrating a group of students opposed to the government ...

Rio Police Indict Lying US Swimmers and Want Them to Apologize to the Brazilian People

The Brazilian government chief of staff, Eliseu Padilha, announced today, in Rio de Janeiro, ...

Brazil’s Supreme Decides to Investigate Rousseff and Lula for Obstruction of Justice

Brazil’s Supreme Court (STF) Justice Teori Zavascki has authorized Prosecutor-General Rodrigo Janot to look ...

Despite Strict Laws, Child Labor in Brazil Is Not Going Away

Children and adolescents are frequently found working in markets and slaughterhouses in municipalities of ...