Latin American Program in the News: Inside Brazil’s World of Crime: Extra Police for World Cup

By CCTV America

Jun 17, 2014


Crime impacts Latin America disproportionally high. A UN report says robberies have tripled in the past 25 years. The homicide rate is above "epidemic" proportions in 11 out 18 countries surveyed. Also, between 2000 and 2010, more than one million people died as a result of criminal violence in Latin America and the Caribbean. Dr. Cynthia J. Arnson joined us at CCTV withmore on Brazilian crime. Dr. Arnson is the director of the Latin American Program at the Wilson Center."


Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, was interviewed by CCTV America about the extra security needed for the World Cup, Brazilian crime, and overall crime in Latin America. 

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