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Fugitive NZ murderer Phillip Smith deported from Brazil  Rio de Janeiro: Phillip Smith, 40, serving a life term for child molestation and murder who fled to Brazil has been deported to his home country, officials ... Brazil 'cannibal trio' sentenced   Northeastern Brazil: A judge in north-eastern Brazil has sentenced three people to 20-23 years in jail after they were convicted of killing a woman and eating he... Colombia frees Escobar hit man who killed hundreds   John Jairo Velasquez is the top hit man for notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar in the '80s, known in Colombia as the 'narcoterrorism era' Brazil killing spree leaves 12 dead Map of Campinas Brazil  A 5-hour killing rampage that left 12 people dead is being investigated amid claims it may have been sparked by the earlier death of a police officer Venezuelan beauty queen slain Map of Carabobo Venezuela
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B. 2017-01-14 Brazil prisoners beheaded in riot at Natal prison Alcacuz, Natal, Northeastern Brazil
C. 2017-01-06 Drugs gang 'kills 33 inmates' in Brazilian jail Monte Cristo Rural Penitentiary, Roraima, Brazil
D. 2016-12-31 Greek ambassador killed by wife's lover Rio de Janeiro
E. 2015-05-14 Two die during Chile student protest in Valparaiso Valparaiso, Chile
F. 2015-04-19 8 people killed at Brazilian soccer team's fan club
2014-12-11 Brazil killer alleges 42 victims Rio de Janeiro
7. 2014-11-27 Fugitive NZ murderer Phillip Smith deported from Brazil Rio de Janeiro
8. 2014-11-15 Brazil 'cannibal trio' sentenced Garanhuns, Northeastern Brazil
9. 2014-08-27 Colombia frees Escobar hit man who killed hundreds Boyaca, Colombia

  Drugs gang 'kills 33 inmates' in Brazilian jail   At least 33 prisoners have been killed in a prison in northern Brazil, just days after 56 died during a jail riot in a neighbouring state Greek ambassador killed by wife's lover  Rio de Janeiro: Police in Brazil believe that ambassador was killed by his wife's lover under her orders in a house in the Rio area and have detained three suspects   Two die during Chile student protest in Valparaiso   Exequiel Borbaran, 18, and Diego Guzman, 24, had been spraying graffiti on a wall and were shot by the son of the owner of the property 8 people killed at Brazilian soccer team's fan club. Sao Paulo Brazil killer alleges 42 victims
Brazil prisoners beheaded in riot at Natal prison Map of Alcacuz Natal Brazil

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  Northeastern Brazil: Inmates have seized control of the largest prison in the north-eastern Brazilian city of Natal. 10 prisoners have been killed at the Alcacuz jail

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  Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian police have arrested Sailson Jose das Gracas who has confessed to the killing of 42 people over the last decade in the city of Rio de Janeiro

  Monica Spear and her ex-husbandy, were driving when their car broke down, officials said. Armed robbers opened fire, killing both of them

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Oct.12 Brazil ranchers sentenced for killing farmers  Sao Paulo: A ranch owner has been sentenced to more than 100 years in jail for ordering and taking part in the 2004 killing of five landless farmworker... Oct.4 Ten Rio police charged with murder   Rio de Janeiro: Ten Brazilian police officers have been charged with murdering Amarildo de Souza, a bricklayer who lived in Rio de Janeiro's biggest shanty town... Sep.20 Rancher convicted of US nun's death  Brazil: A court has convicted Vitalmiro Bastos Moura for ordering the murder of Dorothy Stang over a land dispute - a case that caused international... Aug.30 Boy's 'killers' dead in Brazil jail  Sao Paulo: Two Brazilian men accused of murdering a young Bolivian boy in June have been found dead in prison in Sao Paulo, local officials have said

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Dec.31   Nine bodies found in Envigado luxury house   Colombia: Police in Colombia have found the bodies of nine people inside a luxury house in the city of Envigado, on the outskirts of Medellin Nov.19 Gang's slaughter of police sparks fightback
. Sao Paulo Sep.11 Rio police hunt killers in slum. Rio de Janeiro Aug.20 20 killed in Venezuelan prison violence Jun.6 Police: Brazilian kills, dismembers husband. Sao Paulo Apr.13 Brazil suspects' 'cannibal' claim. Northeastern Brazil Mar.18 Two held over Uruguay clinic killings

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Dec.28 Venezuela 'highest murder rate'
Apr.7 11 students killed in school shooting  Rio de Janeiro: The president announced three days of national mourning in the aftermath of a mass shooting , as the motive behind the killings remained unclear

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Aug.24 3 teens on Facebook hit list killed
Map of Puerto Asis Putumayo Colombia  Colombia: Three teens who were on a 69-name hit list posted on Facebook have been killed in the past 10 days in a southwestern Colombian town

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Aug.11 TV host 'ordered killings'
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  Amazon: Police have accused Wallace Souza, of being involved in organised drug trafficking and ordering killings to get rid of rivals and boost ratings

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May.14 Gang attacks leave 52 dead
  Sao Paulo: A powerful criminal gang launched a wave of attacks against police stations and uprisings in jails across the state
 The attacks began on 6 p.m. Friday. By Sunday there were at least 73 separate attacks with machine guns and grenades continued to dawn, staged in 22 detention centers The dead include 35 police and prison guards, 3 civilians, and 14 gang members. State Public Safety Department blamed the Primeiro Comando da Capital, or the First Capital Command.
May.13 Police attacks leave 30 dead  Sao Paulo: Overnight gang attacks on Brazilian police left 30 people dead and 32 wounded

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Jun.15   34 killed in massacre
  Colombia: Leftist rebels are suspected. The dead were all working on a farm harvesting raw material for cocaine

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Oct.25   Rebels kill 13 in election-day  Colombia: Marxist rebels determined to sabotage a referendum on what would be sweeping constitutional reform

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Apr.16 30 killed by paramilitaries  Colombia: Rightist fighters reportedly massacred 30 people in the the mountain hamlets

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