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The First Capital Command (Primeiro Comando da Capital – PCC) was inspired by the Red Command... ReadLeer
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First Capital Command – PCC

Jailed Amigos dos Amigos leader, "Nem"
Amigos dos Amigos is a criminal group based in Brazil’s second-largest city, Rio de Janeiro. The... ReadLeer
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Amigos dos Amigos

Graffiti bearing the Red Command's initials
The Red Command (Comando Vermelho) is Brazil’s oldest criminal group, created in a Rio de Janeiro... ReadLeer
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Red Command

Antônio Francisco Bonfim Lopes, alias “Nem,” led the Amigos dos Amigos gang in Rocinha, a... ReadLeer
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Antônio Francisco Bonfim Lopes, alias ‘Nem’

Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy, has seen some important security advances in recent... ReadLeer
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Brazil Profile