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- States in Brazil's Southeast Take Action to Prevent Criminals Who Escape Rio From Entering
Now that the federal government has intervened in Rio de Janeiro and deployed to army to oversee public security activities, there is a chance that criminals may flee to states such as São Paulo, Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo. These states are now preparing to boost surveillance along their borders.
Published on 02/23/2018 - 12h03
- Federal Judges Announce Work Stoppage Due to Housing Benefits Proceeding
The board of Ajufe (Brazilian Federal Judges Association) announced a work stoppage on March 15.
Published on 02/23/2018 - 11h41
- Ministry of Education to Investigate University Course Called '2016's Coup'
A subject called "the coup of 2016 and the future of democracy in Brazil", offered by the undergraduate political science course of UnB (University of Brasilia), triggered off a reaction from the Ministry of Education, which requested, on Thursday (22), an "administrative misconduct" investigation related to the course's creators.
Published on 02/23/2018 - 11h22
- Army Wants Weapons and Vehicles to Restore Structure of Rio de Janeiro Police Force
The Army has decided that in addition to reducing the rates of violence, the restoration of the police structure in Rio de Janeiro will be a priority during the period of federal intervention in the state, with the acquisition of weapons and vehicles to deal with the old and familiar complaint of lack of resources and equipment.
Published on 02/22/2018 - 10h21
- Perception of Corruption in Brazil Skyrocketed in 2017, Study Shows
Although the Lava Jato operation sent powerful politicians and businessmen to jail, a study by Transparency International shows that the perception of corruption in Brazil skyrocketed last year.
Published on 02/22/2018 - 10h07
- The Amazon Stands at the Edge of the Abyss, Article Says
The Amazon is dangerously approaching the edge of a climatic abyss, two respected researchers said in an editorial published in one of the world's most important journals.
Published on 02/22/2018 - 10h06
- Army 'Smothers' Violent Areas to Prepare Intervention in Rio
The army has mobilized 3,000 of its men, with the support of 1,000 civil and military police officers, to surround regions under dispute by criminal factions and subject to high rates of violence in Rio, as a strategy to "smother" criminals and prepare a federal intervention in the State.
Published on 02/21/2018 - 12h07
- Pregnant Women and Mothers of Children of Up to 12 Years of Age to Be Placed on House Arrest
The second panel of the STF (Brazilian Federal Supreme Court) decided, on Tuesday (20), that pregnant women and mothers of children of up to 12 years of age under preventive detention may be placed on house arrest.
Published on 02/21/2018 - 11h54
- Remains Found in São Paulo Belonged to Left-Wing Militant Killed by Dictatorship 47 Years Ago
The remains of Dimas Antônio Casemiro, a left-wing militant and Votuporanga local who died at the age of 25 in April of 1971, were discovered in the neighborhood of Perus by the work group that has been conducting forensics in a local pit since the 1990s.
Published on 02/21/2018 - 11h48
- Superior Court of Justice Releases JBS Executive Wesley Batista; Joesley Still in Jail
The 6th team of justices at the Superior Court of Justice granted habeas corpus to the Batista brothers - JBS partners who have been in jail for the past five months. The decision was backed by three of the five judges.
Published on 02/21/2018 - 11h28