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Brazil Drug Violence

HORROR: Soccer Player's Wife Makes Gruesome Discovery

Posted 10.31.2013 | World

The wife of a Brazilian former professional soccer player made a horrifying discovery on Tuesday. According to the Mirror, Geisa Silva found her h...

WATCH: Police Helicopter UNLOADS On Whole Neighborhood During Pursuit

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 05.12.2013 | World

A video showing Brazilian police spraying a Rio de Janeiro slum with gunfire from a helicopter while in pursuit of a drug trafficker has raised concer...

Brazil's Crack Gangs Trigger New Favela Violence

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
Eric Ehrmann

With favela gangs arming themselves with RPGs and recruiting kids who are used as child soldiers, cocaine's bad karma is making Brazil a more violent society.

Brazilian Drug Gangs Shoot Down Police Helicopter (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

***SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO*** By FLORA CHARNER, Associated Press Writer RIO DE JANEIRO - A police helicopter flying over a clash between drug gangs wa...