Violence

Rio councilwoman Marielle Franco - Photo: Mídia Ninja

Linked to Death of Politician, Brazil President Threatens to Cancel Globo TV’s License

Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, deplored a TV network’s report linking him with a former ...

A pedestrian-filled street in São Paulo.

Trying to Understand Brazil’s 20% Homicide Rate Decline

Brazil is the world’s murder capital. No other country even comes close. That is ...

Brazilian children at school at lunchtime.

In Brazil, a Rush to Understand the Suzano School Massacre

Brazilian Elementary School Kids Daily Life: Always the same routine. Going hungry for at ...

Brazilian congressman Jean Wyllys - Photo by Mídia NINJA/Wikipedia

Citing Death Threats, Gay Congressman Leaves Brazil to Undisclosed Country

A prominent gay congressman in Brazil announced that he was leaving his job and ...

Jair Bolsonaro giving imaginary shots at hospital bed - Photo by Flavio Bolsonaro, son of the presidential candidate

Brazil – Son’s Message to Those Who Tried to Kill His Father: You’ve Just Elected the President

The knife attack on populist presidential candidate Jair Messias Bolsonaro continues to inflame an ...

Jair Bolsonaro, the moment he is hit by a knife

Brazil’s Right-Wing Presidential Frontrunner Survives Assassination Attempt

The dramatic stabbing of firebrand right-wing politician Jair Bolsonaro was caught on video and ...