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By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Residents of Vila dos Pinheiros and Vila do João, favela communities in the massive Zona Norte (North Zone) Complexo da Maré neighborhood, are preparing for the establishment of a...
By Chesney Hearst RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The International Club Rio (InC) will continue its speaker series with the panel discussion, "A Night in Noir: The Reality and Fiction of Crime in Brazil" on Thursday, April 18th. Panelists for...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – State and federal security forces occupied the communities of Complexo do Caju and Barreira do Vasco during the early hours of Sunday, March 3rd. Over 1,300 armed forces including...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The number of police on duty during Carnival has been stepped up this year to 14,454 in order to help ensure the safety of partygoers. The figure marks an...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalions) assisted by Navy tanks, military police (PMs) and civil police and Federal Highway Police aircraft successfully occupied the Zona Norte (North Zone) favelas of...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Police forces have launched a number of operations in various favela communities in recent days in preparation for the occupation the Jacarezinho and Manguinhos favelas in Rio’s Zona Norte (North...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - New construction scheduled for a complex of police stations, combined with announcements of the reinforcement officers and UPPs in Zona Norte (North Zone), has set the stage for an increasing...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An eleven-year-old girl was killed last week in a police operation targeting drug traffickers in the Quitanda favela in the Complexo da Pedreira in Costa Barros, Zona Norte (North...
By Jay Forte and Tracy Woodley, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An attack by suspected gang members in the Complexo do Alemão favela community in Zona Norte (North Zone) resulted in the death of a police officer, the...
By Melissa Rossi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since the pacification and UPP installation in Complexo do Alemão and surrounding favela communities in Zona Norte (North Zone), a rapid decrease in gunshot wound victims indicates safer streets for...
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