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    Brazil murder rate among youth soars

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    A new study in Brazil says the murder rate for young people has soared in the last 30 years. About four of every 10 people murdered are Brazilian youth.” Julio Waiselfiz, the author of the report, says the homicide rates have gone up mostly in small and medium sized cities as economic development increased - thus attracting new waves of migration. Gabriel Elizondo reports from Rio de Janeiro.