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Army Takes Over State in Brazil After Police Strike Causes Over 100 Deaths

The government of Espírito Santo state, in southeastern Brazil, in the midst of chaos ...

35,000 Troops Guard Brazil’s Frontiers. Most Are in the Amazon

Drug seizures are not infrequent in Brazil’s Amazon region. In early January alone, the ...

Besieged by Cops and Gunmen a Brazilian Community Thrives

Natives of the Santa Catarina backwoods are instinctively reserved and mistrustful, but Luiz Backes ...

Fernando Henrique Cardoso wants to stay

President Fernando Cardoso’s recent announcement that he was interested in seeking a second term ...

100 days with the President

Inflation has never been this low in recent times, in Brazil. The country is ...

Brazil’s Bolsa Família: A Good Intention Gone Astray

Two months ago the press divulged the fact that Brazil’s Bolsa Família Program had ...