Brazil Prisons: Where the Criminals Are the Ones Running the Show

Brazil Prisons: Where the Criminals Are the Ones Running the Show

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The prison population throughout Latin America has been growing steadily for the past few decades. Harsh drug laws and anti-gang policies have led to a massive increase of the number of people incarcerated, leading to ...

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Former Brazilian president ordered to report to prison

Former Brazilian president ordered to report to prison

The former Brazilian President Luiz da Silva (commonly known as Lula) is facing a 12-year prison term for charges of corruption. Brazil's Supreme Court rejected ...

Ancient Paths in Jail in Brazil

Ancient Paths in Jail in Brazil

Testimony from police commissioner in Pompeia, Brazil about the affect of Ancient Paths in the women's prison.

Dozens Dead After The WORST Prison Riot In Brazilian History

Dozens Dead After The WORST Prison Riot In Brazilian History

A massive prison riot broke out in a town in Brazil leaving dozens dead and some decapitated. Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola discuss the worst prison riots in ...

Brazilian Prison Massacre – level 1

Brazilian Prison Massacre – level 1

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Brazil’s Popular Ex-President Lula Ordered to Prison After Politically Motivated Trial & Conviction

Brazil’s Popular Ex-President Lula Ordered to Prison After Politically Motivated Trial & Conviction

https://democracynow.org - A judge on Thursday ordered former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to turn himself in to police within 24 hours and ...

The Brazilian criminals learning crochet in prison - BBC News

The Brazilian criminals learning crochet in prison - BBC News

The all-male prisoners have even used the crochet lessons to put on a fashion show inside the Adriano Marrey prison in Sao Paulo. Video produced by Daniel ...

Brazil's Lula arrives to Curitiba prison to serve sentence

Brazil's Lula arrives to Curitiba prison to serve sentence

Brazil's Lula exits a police helicopter onto the roof of the prison in Curitiba where the former president is due to start his 12-year sentence for corruption. IMAGES.

Brazil: Female prison inmates celebrate Christmas

Brazil: Female prison inmates celebrate Christmas

(15 Dec 2016) Female inmates took part in an annual Christmas cell decoration and performance competition in a Rio de Janeiro prison on Thursday. The goal ...

Inside Brazil's Biggest Prison Beauty Pageant

Inside Brazil's Biggest Prison Beauty Pageant

Brazil, known for its beautiful beaches and beautiful people, is home to the biggest pageants in the world. Each year, Miss World, Miss Universe, and Miss Earth ...