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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One day after the federal government announced a public security plan and the creation of a social action task force for Rio de Janeiro, Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão applauded the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The state of Rio de Janeiro will receive support from Brazil’s National Security Force and Federal Highway Police to help local authorities fight the wave of violence seen in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Michel Temer authorized the use of the Armed Forces in Rio de Janeiro to assist police in patrolling the streets due to the mobilization of families of...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday (January 26th) the state of Rio de Janeiro signed a term of commitment to receive financial relief from the federal government. To remedy a deficit that should reach R$26,132...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The healthcare system in Rio is officially in a state of emergency. The measure was signed late yesterday (December 23rd) by the state governor, Luiz Fernando Pezão, after meeting with...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The new stretch of metro line, Linha 4, that is being constructed to link Zona Sul (South Zone) with Barra da Tijuca in the Zona Oeste (West Zone) may...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The state of Rio de Janeiro will enter into cooperation with Faetec and the Ministry of Labor to offer new professional courses for residents in 22 areas with a...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The long anticipated new Metro (Subway) Line 4 connecting Rio de Janeiro's Zona Sul (South Zone) and Barra da Tijuca is set to open on time in June 2016...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio's Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão has appeared in front of the National Congress in Brasília arguing in defense of a new law criminalizing the carrying of 'white weapons', such...
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...
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