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Drop in homicides provides much-needed boost to Brazilian public security

Drop in homicides provides much-needed boost to Brazilian public security

A recent study has brought some much needed good news in the field of Brazilian public security. According to the Violence Monitor, a tool developed by news portal G1, violent deaths in the first two months of 2019 have shown a significant decrease in relation to figures from last year.

The study includes figures from all Brazilian states bar Paraná—which is still tabulating its results—and shows a total of 6,856 violent deaths took place in the country in January and February. While still a significant number, this...

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