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Brazil Crack

WATCH: One Lawyer's Epic Battle Against Crack

Posted 08.13.2013 | World

In Rio's infamous favelas, one determined lawyer is waging a battle to fight the crack epidemic that plagues Brazil's second-largest city. Flávia...

Brazil Cracking Down On Crack

AP | STAN LEHMAN | Posted 05.10.2013 | Latino Voices

SAO PAULO -- Brazil's most populous and wealthiest state expanded its attack on crack cocaine abuse on Thursday by unveiling a program that will provi...

A New Destination For Cocaine Traffickers

The Washington Post | Juan Forero | Posted 01.25.2013 | Latino Voices

GUAJARA-MIRIM, Brazil — The jungle frontier between Brazil and Bolivia is longer than the U.S.-Mexico border, but on a recent day the task of stemmi...

Sao Paulo Struggles To Fight 'Crack Lands'

AP | Posted 01.04.2013 | World

SAO PAULO -- Officials in Brazil's most populous state say they will start forcing adult crack addicts to go to rehabilitation centers in an effort to...

Brazilian Authorities Struggle To Stop Spread Of Crack

AP | JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 03.02.2013 | Latino Voices

RIO DE JANEIRO — Bobo has a method: Cocaine gets him through the day, when he cruises with a wheelbarrow around a slum on Rio's west side, sorti...

Crack Cocaine Program In Brazil Gets $2 Billion Investment

AP | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

BRASILIA, Brazil -- The Brazilian government says it will invest more than $2 billion to curb the spread of crack cocaine in Latin America's biggest c...