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The U.S. v. The PCC

Good morning! The Brazil-based PCC crime gang grabs the attention of the U.S. Treasury. Uber set to lose labor trial, and other delivery apps are worried. Rumored as Lula’s running mate, Geraldo Alckmin leaves his party. Presidential candidate targeted by corruption allegations, and says he is being persecuted.

U.S. Treasury targets Brazil’s biggest crime gang

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PCC members are monitored in a Santa Catarina prison. Photo: Avener Prado/Folhapress

U.S. President Joe Biden signed two new executive orders establishing instruments to fight drug trafficking gangs and criminal networks, as a way of showing that his administration is taking action on the country’s worsening opioid crisis. The U.S. Department of Treasury then said it had...

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