Riots between gangs at the Alcacuz Penitentiary followed a series of deadly bursts of violence in Brazilian prisons.
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Environment05 Jan 2017 12:08 GMT
"They stole our forests and our water. We took our medicine from the forest. Now, they put police and dogs at our door."
prison03 Jan 2017 21:31 GMT
Brazilian government to relocate drug gang leaders involved in deadliest prison riot since 1992 that left 56 dead.
prison03 Jan 2017 04:17 GMT
Bodies butchered, decapitated and burned after clashes between rival drug gangs at a prison complex in Amazonas state.
prison02 Jan 2017 18:53 GMT
At least 60 killed in clashes between rival drug gangs at Anisio Jobim prison complex in Amazonas state, officials say.
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Latin America31 Dec 2016 04:29 GMT
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Latin America31 Dec 2016 01:30 GMT
Forensics carry out tests on body as Brazil police investigate possibility that it might be missing Greek ambassador.
Latin America Investigates29 Dec 2016 08:22 GMT
Investigating allegations of slave labour and exploitation in the garment industry.
Poverty & Development17 Dec 2016 21:40 GMT
Critics say government bid to pull country out of worst recession in decades with drastic measure hurts poorest most.
UpFront17 Dec 2016 13:40 GMT
Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff tells Mehdi Hasan her biggest regrets and proudest achievements.
UpFront17 Dec 2016 09:58 GMT
Michel Temer became president by "tearing up the Brazilian constitution", says former President Dilma Rousseff.
Dilma Rousseff16 Dec 2016 21:33 GMT
Impeached president Dilma Rousseff wants government to hold early elections because current president is "illegitimate".
Politics14 Dec 2016 10:02 GMT
Violent protests erupt over spending freeze that will affect healthcare, education and social programmes.
Brazil03 Dec 2016 14:01 GMT
Chapeco city expecting some 100,000 people - half its population - to descend on Conda Arena to remember the dead.
Brazil01 Dec 2016 11:27 GMT
Thousands gathered at Atanasio Girardot Stadium in Medellin to pay tribute to players of the Brazilian football club.
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