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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the international spotlight on the Carnival celebrations this weekend (February 24th to 28th), and the tourism season in full swing, there may be a lack of attention to the...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday 17th December, one of Rio’s largest favela communities, Complexo do Alemão, saw the opening of a new co-working space for entrepreneurs. The inauguration of the space, named...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Students from the Adeus and Baiana area of Complexo do Alemão favela community, through the UPP (Pacifying Police Unit) had an opportunity to meet the blockbuster actor and ex-governor of...
By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro is a prime destination for volunteering while traveling, and long-term residents of Rio also look to give back to the city they love. However, knowing how to...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão has announced that the final bases for the city's new Pacifying Police Units (UPPs) will be constructed under an urgency regime, not needing...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Residents of Complexo do Alemão made a protest calling for peace and justice in the community after ten year-old Eduardo de Jesus was hit by a stray bullet last Thursday...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A clash between police and alleged drug traffickers in Rio de Janeiro lead to the wounding of four military police officers in Complexo do Alemão on Monday, December 8th....
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Thursday, September 18th, Rio Civil Police apprehended 26 members of an alleged drug gang said to be responsible for vandalism of several buses and the death of six...
By Chris Kudialis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Friday (August 22nd), hundreds of Rio's citizens participated in the second annual Marcha InterNacional contra o Genocídio do Povo Negro (International March against Genocide of the Black Population) in...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — In the favela community of Morro da Providência, the long wait for the new cable car to open is now over, and the system has started to function just before...
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