Arquivo - Tag: Crime

Brazil 2012 – year in review

This year, the country didn’t deliver on everything international observers thought the country had promised, but Brazil still remains one of the 21st century’s most remarkable success stories. 2013 could be decisive. For those paying attention to Brazil headlines, 2012 was mostly a bad year. For some, it was enough to re-evaluate the status as(…)

Brazilian Justice – front and center

Joaquim Barbosa, the new authority in Brazilian justice. Mensalão, The PCC, and Caso Bruno – the messy reality of Brazil’s justice system has dominated news recently. Despite obvious problems, some things seem to be improving. Last week, the Brazilian Minister of Justice said he would rather die than do time in the Brazilian prison system.(…)