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Brazil has one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One Brazilian city – João Pessoa – has the ninth highest homicide rate in the world: 79 per 100,000 Source. In contrast, most European countries have a homicide rate in the low single figures while the US is in the mid single figures.




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An American diplomat was shot during an armed robbery near Rio de Janeiro Friday, the Associated Press reports.

Vice consul Stephanie Bohlen was shot in the foot on a road approximately 90 miles from Rio de Janerio, according to federal highway police. She was first brought to a local hospital and then transferred to a hospital in Rio for surgery.

Bohlen was traveling with a male partner, who was reportedly uninjured in the attack.

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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.