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Cocaine trade caught in disrupted global supply chains

Coronavirus pandemic hits cocaine traffickers, says UN report, as global roadblocks have halted transportation and disrupted a business that relies on legal trade to “cover up” its business and the possibility for individuals to distribute drugs to consumers

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Brazil Needs Intensive Care

Following the recent ouster of Brazil’s popular justice minister, Sergio Moro, the world’s fourth-largest democracy is on the brink of plunging into even deeper instability.

Cidades Seguras

How do you build a city for a pandemic?

The pandemic has turned the world outside our doorsteps into a newly formed wilderness. Public spaces are now areas to be ventured into sparingly, except by essential workers, so for most of us our worlds have shrunk to the size of our homes.

Cidades Seguras

Migrants and mayors are the unsung heroes of COVID-19. Here’s why

Published in World Economic Forum By Robert Muggah   In every crisis it is the poor, sick, disabled, homeless and displaced who suffer the most. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. Migrants and refugees, people who shed one life in search for another, are among the

Cidades Seguras

Redesigning The COVID-19 City

The COVID-19 pandemic brought the world’s bustling cities to a screeching halt. The outbreak has revealed how urban centers are the front and last lines of defense against infectious disease outbreaks. They are also the key to leading national and global recovery.

Cidades Seguras

O mundo pós-Covid-19

Publicado em Folha de S.Paulo Por Ilona Szabó O mundo mudou, mas ainda não se sabe se para melhor ou pior. A pandemia está sendo descrita como a maior ameaça à paz, à segurança e ao desenvolvimento global desde a 2ª Guerra Mundial. O foco, no

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We Can Make the Post-Coronavirus World a Much Less Violent Place

Published in Foreign Policy By Robert Muggah The world is convulsed by the novel coronavirus, but that is not the only pathogen that afflicts us. Criminal violence is also endemic, contagious, and highly virulent. More than 464,000 people were killed in homicides in 2017 (the last

Cidades Seguras

Fighting gangs with jobs, El Salvador non-profit steers youth away from crime

Published in Reuters By Igarape Institute Community cafes and after-school clubs aren’t obvious tools for tackling gang violence but a non-profit picked up a prestigious award on Thursday for the creative ways it helps over a million young Latin Americans avoid crime and find jobs.

Cidades Seguras

Drug gangs in Brazil’s favelas enforce coronavirus lockdown

Published in Financial Times By Robert Muggah With president Jair Bolsonaro dismissing the pandemic as “sniffles” and criticising regional lockdown measures, the country’s drug gangs and paramilitary groups have stepped in to enforce social distancing to combat the spread of coronavirus. “Whoever is caught on

Cidades Seguras

Coronavírus e o sistema penitenciário: uma tragédia anunciada

Publicado em Estado de São Paulo Por Ilona Szabó O Brasil é o terceiro país com a maior população carcerária do mundo – com quase 800 mil presos, sendo que 41,5% deles são presos provisórios ou seja, ainda não foram julgados. As condições de moradia

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Coronavirus Feeds on Latin America’s Political Gap

Published in Bloomberg By Robert Muggah At midnight on March 17, Paraguay closed down the Friendship Bridge to Brazil. It was the first time in more than half a century that traffic stopped on the emblematic land link between the two South American neighbors, where

Artigo de Opinião

The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same

With COVID-19 infections now evident in 176 countries, the pandemic is the most significant threat to humanity since the second world war. Then, as now, confidence in international cooperation and institutions plumbed new lows.

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Viral Inequality

Far from merely reflecting an unequal distribution of economic means, rising inequality comes with a broad range of additional toxic side effects, many of which the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown into sharp relief. With the pandemic transforming life around the world before our eyes, this is a problem that can no longer be ignored.

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Questões de vida ou morte

Estamos vivenciando o fim do mundo como o conhecemos. Fomos forçados a pausar, parar por tempo ainda indeterminado, o que considerávamos, até então, ser a nossa “vida normal”. Que momento excepcional para se estar vivo.

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