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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 ...

Top Military Leader in Brazil Warns New Defense Minister Against Left-Wing Actions

Brazilian Augusto Heleno,  a retired general and former commander of UN forces in Haiti ...

Brazil Slashes 1/4 of Its Defense Budget

It’s the intention of the Brazilian government to cut US$ 4.2 billion Brazilian reais ...

Brazil Signs Military Agreement with US, a First in Over 30 Years

Next week, Brazilian Defense minister, Nelson Jobim, has informed that Brazil and the United ...

Why Can’t Argentina Be More Like Brazil, French Minister Wants to Know

France's Defense minister Hervé Morin said that Argentina could increase its international influence following ...

Brazil Earmarks US$ 2.2 Bi for 36 Fighter Jets. Just for Starters

The Brazilian government is planning a major increase of Brazil's armed forces budget and ...

Brazil Wants a More Competitive War Industry

Brazil’s Vice-President and Minister of Defense, José Alencar, claimed yesterday that Brazilian companies that ...