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The city is not reported but as a country, Brazil has one of the highest homicide rates in the world. According to the UN it is 12th highest at 26.74 killed per 100,000 inhabitants. By comparison, the US was 4.88 in the same survey.

ABC 13:

An off-duty military police officer holding a baby got into a gunfight with two robbers in Brazil.

The entire incident was caught on surveillance video.

In the video, you can see the officer pulling out his gun and shooting at the suspect. At one point, the officer handed the baby over to his wife, who was crawling on the floor.


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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Brazil (BR) is estimated to have a population of 207.0 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.9% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 9.5 million.