At Least 34 Inmates Killed and Mutilated In 2nd Brazil Prison Riot In 6 Days

At least 34 prisoners have been murdered in a jail in the far north of Brazil, marking a worsening security situation in Brazil as rival drug gangs fight for control of the lucrative drug trade. Read more

At Least 60 Killed In Brazil Prison Riot

Rio de Janeiro – Around 60 people have been killed in a bloody prison riot sparked by a war between rival drug gangs in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, officials said on Monday, in some of the worst violence in years in Brazil’s overcrowded penitentiary system. Read more