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Brazil Murders

The 7th Most Violent Country In The World

Agence France Presse | | Posted 09.18.2013 | World

More than one million people were murdered in Brazil between 1980 and 2011, making it the world's seventh most violent country, a survey showed Thursd...

140 Murdered In Brazil's Largest City Over The Past Two Weeks

AP | STAN LEHMAN | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

SAO PAULO -- At least 140 people have been murdered in South America's biggest city over the past two weeks in a rising wave of violence, Sao Paulo's ...

Did Police Execute 30 People In Brazil?

AP | By STAN LEHMAN | Posted 04.15.2012 | World

SAO PAULO -- Current and former police officers may have committed up to 30 murders during the recently ended police strike in Brazil's northeastern s...

Brazilian Police Strike: 78 Murders, 5 Days, 1 City

AP | Posted 04.06.2012 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Murder rates in the northeastern city of Salvador have more than doubled since the start of a police strike, media reports sai...

Murders Spike During Police Strike

AP | Posted 04.05.2012 | World

SAO PAULO — The murder rate in Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia has soared during a state police strike that has entered its fourth day. Th...