All About Red Command

BOLIVIA / 17 JAN 2012

According to Bolivia's top drug official, there are no drug cartels inside the Andean nation but there are representatives from Colombian and Brazilian criminal groups.

PARAGUAY / 3 AUG 2011

Paraguayan police raided a ranch believed to have been used by a member of Brazilian drug gang the PCC, one of at least five who escaped from a prison close…

BOLIVIA / 21 JUL 2011

Authorities said they had arrested a hitman with links to Comando Vermelho, one of Brazil’s most dangerous gangs, in the department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

AMIGOS DOS AMIGOS / 19 MAY 2011

Brazilian police warned that Paraguay has become a base of operations for Brazil's criminal organizations, which are seeking to cut middlemen out of the drug trade that goes through the…

BRAZIL / 13 APR 2011

Paraguay captured five alleged members of Brazilian gang Red Command (Comando Vermelho), a sign of Brazil's organized crime stretching out into the neighboring country in the wake of recent security…

BRAZIL / 15 MAR 2011

The Brazil that President Barack Obama will visit in the coming days is one that is being torn asunder by drug trafficking and violence. Akin to the violence…

BRAZIL / 27 NOV 2010

Brazil's police and military are continuing their crackdown on Rio's powerful organized criminal gangs.

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