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Latest May 2006 São Paulo violence Stories

2006-08-13 11:26:12

SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - A powerful criminal gang that has terrorized Brazil's largest state of Sao Paulo kidnapped two Brazilian television journalists, police and a TV station said on Sunday.

2006-08-07 17:34:49

By Eduardo Lima SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Gan

2006-08-07 10:55:11

By Eduardo Lima SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Gan

2006-06-26 14:02:15

SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian police gunned down 13 suspects in two clashes in Sao Paulo state on Monday, saying the actions prevented a new round of attacks similar to a wave of gangster violence last month in which nearly 200 people were killed.

2006-06-12 18:16:31

SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Nearly 500 people w

2006-05-19 17:18:11

By Alice Assuncao SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Weeping relatives on Friday collected the corpses of suspected gangsters shot by police in a week of violence in Brazil's business capital as calls grew for an investigation into the bloodshed. The official death toll stood at 152 on Friday.

2006-05-19 09:39:10

By Alice Assuncao SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil's business capital Sao Paulo passed its first quiet night after a week of violence between police and gangsters, officials said on Friday, but calls grew for an investigation into the bloody police response to the attacks.

2006-05-18 19:21:02

By Angus MacSwan SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Sao Paulo's state governor said gang violence that has rocked Brazil's business capital Sao Paulo in the past week should serve as a warning to Brazil's richer classes that the country's deep social inequalities were tearing it apart.

2006-05-17 15:05:00

Deadly clashes in Sao Paulo between gangs and police in the past six days have exposed Brazil's deep social problems at time when Latin America's largest country is trying to assert itself as a global leader in business and politics.

2006-05-16 16:44:08

By Terry Wade SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Police killed more than 70 gang members and arrested 113 in Sao Paulo, officials said on Tuesday, quelling a campaign of violence that had terrorized Brazil's business capital since Friday.


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