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Brazilian army at favela Maré - Tomaz Silva/ABr

Other Violent Brazilian Cities May Be Taken Over by the Army like Rio

Brazilian leaders said that the use of the military to combat rising violence in ...

Terreirada Cearense Carnaval Block in Rio - Fernando Frazão/ABr

Brazilian Justice Bans Carnaval Group for Celebrating Dictatorship and Torture

Dubbed “the world’s biggest party,” Brazil’s Carnaval is officially underway and this year’s festivities ...

"You're gonna die, policeman" says writing on a favela wall in Rio - Photo: EBC

100 Policemen Killed in Rio this Year, One Every 57 Hours

The number of police officers killed so far this year in the Brazilian city ...

Escola de Samba Imperatriz with "Party night on the village"

An Evangelical Mayor Threatens to End Rio’s Carnaval

Rio de Janeiro without Carnaval? Unimaginable! But Rio’s city hall and its revelers are ...

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 ...