The Parrot's Perch - A Memoir
Publisher: She Writes Press
• Despite a worldwide pattern of protests, over 500,000 people die every year as a result of armed violence committed in at least 101 countries. (Amnesty International)
• In 2017 in Brazil, 4,222 people were killed by police—a jump of 26% since 2016. 726,000+ adults are currently held in detention, which is 97% more than the facilities are designed to hold. (Human Rights Watch Brazil)
• Unprecedented corruption has been recently exposed in Brazil, forcing the impeachment of Brazil’s first female President, Dilma Rousseff. AAA (Anglo-American Axis), the CIA, and other international security agencies have doled out cash all over Brazil in an effort to keep names of CIA operatives secret and to keep Brazil quiet and compliant as a member of BRIC. (BBC)
• True crime and mystery is the second best-selling book genre on the market.