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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Monday, April 19th, Rio de Janeiro’s mayor, Marcelo Crivella, walked through the city’s biggest favela community of Rocinha to observe the implementation of urban regeneration work that he had...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Thursday, April 26th, Circo Voador, in Lapa, hosts the show "Marielle Gigante" (Giant Marielle), a homage to the Carioca councilwoman who was brutally murdered on March 14, 2018. Several...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last Thursday, April 5th, the Biblioteca Parque da Rocinha (Rocinha Library Park) inaugurated two cinematic projects on the same day, both of which aim to screen one film either weekly...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The NGO RioSolidario celebrated the ten year anniversary of its children’s education space in Complexo da Maré, having served over 2,000 families in this period from the Vila do João...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Casa do Jongo, an award-winning Afro-Brazilian cultural center located in the neighborhood of Madureira, in the Zona Norte (North Zone) of Rio de Janeiro, has reopened after briefly closing for...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This past weekend, the favela community of Vila Kennedy in Rio’s Zona Oeste (West Zone) was the site of the latest operation by Brazil's armed forces since the military intervention...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Almost two weeks ago Rio de Janeiro state's department of culture reopened the Biblioteca Parque da Rocinha (Rocinha Library Park), in the largest favela community in Brazil, over a year...
Dear Mr. Stone Korshak, Thank you for an article written that sheds light about the needs of the favela community in Rio de Janeiro....
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This morning, Tuesday, October 31st, Rio's Civil Police announced a large patrol operation of the Tabajaras favela community, in Copacabana. According to authorities, the action was in response to the...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last evening, October 24th, Rio's Military Police announced that the institution's General Court called for the arrest of the two policemen that killed Maria Ruiz Jimenez, the 67 year-old Spanish...
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