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A woman in a favela in São Paulo holds up a facemask (Reuters/A. Perobelli)

Brazil’s 13 Million Favela Residents Forced to Fight Coronavirus by Themselves

When the novel coronavirus began spreading in Brazil, it was predominantly wealthy people who ...

Brazil Wrestles from Drug Lords Latin America’s Largest Favela in Rio

Close to 3,000 men backed by helicopters and armored vehicles from the federal, military ...

Brazilian Police Kill Drug Lord. Gangs Fight to Control His Cocaine Points.

One of Brazil’s most wanted drug lords was killed in a shootout with police ...