For the second time in a month, São Paulo police arrested a large group allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine to Angola, in a sign of southern Africa's importance as transit…
At least 14 current and former policemen were arrested in Rio de Janeiro in an operation aimed at taking down a militia group, including high ranking officers accused of leading…
Legalization and amnesty have led to illicit trafficking and organized crime in Bolivia. Were not talking about drugs or weapons or people. This is about cars.
Authorities said they had arrested a hitman with links to Comando Vermelho, one of Brazils most dangerous gangs, in the department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
Some 23 Nigerian nationals were arrested in Brazil's São Paulo airport, where they were trying to take a flight to Angola. They were allegedly carrying large quantities of cocaine.
Brazil's government is considering changing the law so that contraband seized on the borders need not be stored by the state for the duration of court cases against alleged traffickers.
Brazils Federal Police say that arms traffickers are using new routes to get weapons into the country, with entry through sea ports now just as important as land routes.
At least 40 prisoners escaped using a tunnel dug 10 meters deep under the wall of a police station in Curitiba, south Brazil.