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Balance of Rio’s One-Day Drug War: One Arrested, 12 Killed

Rio de Janeiro has said no to an offer by the Brazilian federal government ...

Brazil Minister Proposes Legalization of Marijuana

Brazil's Environment Minister Carlos Minc called on the country's Supreme Court to imitate Argentina ...

Brazil Wants South American Summit to Create Anti-Drug Council

Unasur, the Union of South American Nations, will debate the creation of four ministerial ...

Study of a Murder in Rio, Brazil

This is the story of a “victim” of sorts, in the bawdy, colorful, often ...

Yes, I Have a Drunkard in My Family. Is There a Brazilian Who Doesn’t?

Alcoholism is rampant in Brazil. No wonder, you can buy alcohol practically at any ...

Brazil and Colombia in Joint Effort to Fight FARC and Drugs

Brazil and Colombia will be signing this weekend a defense agreement by which the ...

Brazil’s Anti-Drug Operation Kills 19, But Doesn’t Nab Drug Lord

After a police operation, which lasted more than six hours, left at least 19 ...

US Helps Break Up Brazilian Prescription-Drug Internet Gang

With the help of the American Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) the Brazilian Federal Police ...

Cocaine Consumption in Brazil Stops Upswing

Cocaine consumption remained stable in Brazil between 1997 and 2004, after a period of ...