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Brazil’s Crime War May 15, 2006

Posted by tkcollier in In The News.

Brazil's Crime War

Brazil’s attempt to establish the Rule of Law, by building their own version of Alcatraz, results in a Counter-insurgency.
Police say the violence was launched by the notorious First Command of the Capital, or PC in Portuguese, one of the most powerful of Brazil's organized crime operations, after authorities transferred several hundred prisoners to a new penitentiary 620 km (410 miles) from the capital.


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