Brazil has deployed national-guard troops to the normally tranquil coastal state of Santa Catarina to help local authorities quell a wave of arson attacks allegedly ordered by a gang with links to Brazil's growing illegal-drugs trade.
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A man accused in a crime wave in Mesa County during 2011 appeared Tuesday in a local courtroom to face charges.
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Brazil's government sends military reinforcements to tackle a wave of violence in the southern state of Santa Catarina, after more than 100 attacks.
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SEVENTH OF SEPTEMBER RESERVE, Brazil — As a small boy in the early ’80s, Almir Surui hunted monkeys with a bow and arrow, wore a loincloth and struggled with Brazil’s official language, Portuguese. At 38, he is the techno-savvy, university-educated chief of the Paiter Surui, or “the real people,” of this western corner of Brazil. Read full article >>
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A white pride student organization at Towson University has sparked controversy and gained national attention after it declared that members would begin night patrols to combat the “black crime wave” on campus.
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A mining company in Brazil says a giant wave is to blame for the collapse and sinking of a floating port on the Amazon river, in the state of Amapa.
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Almost 3,000 supermarkets in Brazil are pledging to avoid selling meat from cattle raised in the Amazon rainforest to curb illegal deforestation.
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The Supreme Court has said that laws prescribing stringent punishment would not be able to curb high incidence of crime if the police continued to let kingpins off the hook.
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Bolivia’s most populous city is at the center of the country’s growing drug trade and an alarming crime wave.
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CIRCLEVILLE – More than 30 concerned residents attended a meeting Thursday with Circleville Police Chief Wayne Gray and Mayor Don McIlroy to get information on how they can help curb crime in the city
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