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The move by Jair Bolsonaro pleased his base, but critics say it will worsen an already high crime rate. 

  • Jan 15, 2019

Echoing Trump, the new leader has swung his country right with a string of showy flourishes and signaled even bolder acts to come. 

  • Jan 5, 2019

Crime in Rio could mark an early test for Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, and his law-and-order promises.

  • Jan 4, 2019

The move by Brazil’s new president was seen as a blow for groups seeking to protect the world’s largest rain forest from further development.

  • Jan 2, 2019

The former army captain has promised radical measures to cut soaring crime and widespread corruption.

  • Jan 1, 2019

The incoming president wants Brazil to be the U.S.’s main ally in containing leftist ideologies and Chinese influence in the Americas. That approach comes with risks.  

  • Dec 31, 2018

Poetry slams have evolved into politicized gatherings for people worried about the incoming president’s policies. 

  • Dec 28, 2018

Suicides are now the fourth-biggest cause of death among young people in Brazil. But depression and suicide are still considered taboo subjects

  • Dec 19, 2018

The shooting is one of the country’s worst in recent history and comes as Brazil considers loosening gun laws.

  • Dec 11, 2018

A police investigation discovered the gang using unusual tactics to boost its numbers as it targets rivals.

  • Jul 31, 2018
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