Brazil minister proposes tougher laws to stem deadly crime wave

Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro presents anti-crime bill to governors in Brasilia, Brazil February 4, 2019. Marcelo Camargo/Agencia Brasil/Handout via REUTERS

BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Tougher sentencing and a clampdown on political corruption and organized crime groups are part of the new Brazilian right-wing government’s proposal unveiled on Monday to tackle rampant crime in a country with the world’s highest number of murders. Justice Minister Sergio Moro, a former judge who made his name jailing […]

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