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Report: Rising Homicide Rates Sap Brazil Economy

Rising homicide rates are damaging Brazil’s economy and leading to skyrocketing public security costs, according to a study released Monday. Beyond the emotional toll on families and communities, homicides between 1996 and 2015 robbed the country of more than US$119 billion in potential productive capacity, according to a study prepared by the Brazilian government with contributions from Rio de Janeiro-based think tank Igarape. Over that period, both public and private security costs...

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