José Cândido de Amorim Filho

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Amid rising violence in Brazil, convictions in journalists' murders are cause for optimism

February 29, 2016 12:43 PM ET

Justice delayed is justice denied, goes the legal maxim, and that has all too often been the case in Latin America. But the perseverance of lawyers and prosecutors in Brazil has resulted in a number of recent convictions in...

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José Cândido de Amorim Filho

July 1, 2005 10:22 AM ET

Four gunmen on two motorcycles shot veteran radio host Amorim Filho, better known as Jota Cândido, when he arrived at work around 7 a.m. in the city of Carpina, in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, according to local media. The...

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