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Brazil in an Arms Race? No, It’s Just Housekeeping!

The choice of Latin American countries to buy fighter planes has brought about much ...

Brazilian Mafia Buys Weapons from the Military. Even Uruguayan General Is Involved

The Brazilian organized crime is being armed by the military of Brazil’s neighboring countries ...

Proposal to Ban Guns in Brazil Fails to Win a Single State

Weapons sales will not be banned in Brazil. On the basis of the returns ...

Disarmament Campaign Saves Over 3,000 Lives in Brazil

Over 3 thousand lives were saved in Brazil as a result of the reduction ...

Senator Gives First Salvo on Brazil’s Disarmament Campaign

Today the president of the Brazilian Senate, Renan Calheiros from the Alagoas PMDB party, ...

Can Brazil’s Gun Buy-Back Plan End Violence?

Marcelo Itagiba’s office is immaculate. His desk is a fine piece of furniture, built ...

Industry of Fear Thrives in Brazil

The original target was to collect 80,000 weapons by the end of the year. ...

Brazil to Buy Back 300,000 Weapons from Civilians

Brazil’s Minister of Justice, Márcio Thomaz Bastos, said that the Brazilian government is willing to ...