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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, 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 Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The deadly and highly addictive drug, oxi, a mix of cocaine paste, gasoline, kerosene, quicklime and, in some cases, cement and sulfuric acid, has reached Niterói in Rio de Janeiro. During...
By Amy Skalmusky, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The tally continues to rise as the battle in Rio de Janeiro rages on: 23 deaths, 50 burnt vehicles and 159 injured and over 100 people arrested since Sunday. ...
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