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Students in the Jungle Operations Course train in an area inside the Amazon jungle for 10 weeks - Photo: COMSOC CIGS Team

Meet Brazil’s Jungle Warriors, Ready to Survive and Fight Under the Amazon Trees

On September 20th, 86 students in the Jungle Operations Course (COS, per its Portuguese ...

Brazilian troops in Haiti - Photo: Marcio Schiavon

13 Years Later, After Contributing 37,000 Troops, Brazil Is Ready to Leave Haiti

After 13 years of operations and numerous announcements about the closure date, the Brazilian ...

Brazilian army in a Rio favela - ABr

Can’t Maintain Order? In Brazil They Call the Army

Brazil’s military is getting a serious workout these days. The authorities have recently deployed ...

In Brazil, Bloody Police Strike Goes On in Espírito Santo and Spreads to Rio

Despite an announcement by the government that the state of Espírito Santos, in southeastern ...

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 ...

Brazil & Neighbors Are Beefing Up Their Armed Forces. No Arms Race, They Say

Brazil, its Latin American neighbors and US officials may deny it, but there is ...

Brazil Gets Ready for War Rearranging and Funding Its Defense Network

The Brazilian government announced this week the creation of an ambitious defense structure, to ...

Bad Idea, Say Brazil’s Military to Sharing Dirty War Files

The Brazilian Armed Forces weren’t happy at all at the declarations of the Minister-Chief ...