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Brazil Drug Gangs

Rio's Most Wanted Drug Leader Arrested

AP | By JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO -- The most-wanted drug gang leader in this Olympic city was arrested Thursday, police said. The capture is a blow to the gang that con...

Brazilian Troops Poised To Invade Slums In Gang Crackdown

AP | JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — Hundreds of police and soldiers surrounded one of Rio's most dangerous slums after the end of a sunset deadline offered to drug...