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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 ...

Protesting against reform of Social Security - Rovena Rosa/ABr

Brazil Gives Up Reforming Social Security Under Popular Pressure

The Political Affairs Minister Carlos Marun said today that the bill intended to overhaul ...

Brazilian Army and indigenous soldiers of Tiriós ethnicity work side by side in the border with Suriname - Photo: Brazilian Army

Army and Indians Work Together to Protect Brazil’s Borders

Since its founding in 1648, the Brazilian Army (EB, in Portuguese) has maintained a ...

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 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 ...

Protesters burn buildings and fight the police in Brasília - José Cruz/ABr

Responding to Pressure, Brazil President Removes Army from Capital

Brazilian President Michel Temer has called troops back off the streets of Brasília following ...

Brazilian Army sent to protect the presidential palace in Brasília - Valter Campanato/ABr

Army Takes Over Brazil’s Capital After Protesters Invade and Break Government Buildings

The Brazilian Army took over positions close to the presidential palace and ministry buildings ...

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 ...