Tag: Brazil

Brazil/Organised Crime: Police claims to have regained control over Complexo do Alemão

Over 2,600 Special Forces raided the Complexo do Alemão, a complex of 13 favela’s, were an estimated 600 gang members sought refuge after intensified police operations on Sunday. Police officials said that they met “little resistance” and claimed to have taken…

CIA warned India and Brazil about terrorist threat

US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Leon Panetta warned on Tuesday that India and Brazil face “emerging threats” from Al-Qaeda and Taleban despite the fact that terrorist outfits weakened after military offensive against them in Afghanistan and Pakistan.