An overcrowded cell inside the triage facility of the Americano Penitentiary complex in Santa Izabel do Pará where 302 inmates share a space designed for 148 people. Cells designed to host 12 people end up containing more than 25 prisoners. Severe overcrowding is plaguing the Amazon region's penal system and it raises tensions inside the cells where is relatively easy for drug gangs to take control of the facilities.
A man walking away from a flooded area during an heavy rain in the Cidade de Deus, one of Manaus's most violent neighborhoods.
A girl passing out inside an overcrowded bus of people leaving an illegal funk party in the periphery of Manaus. People reversed in mass into the bus when the military police started using pepper spray and tear gas to disperse the crowd and close the party. Over the past few years, funk parties have been gradually banned in Manaus because suspected of funnelling funds to organised crime.