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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Operação Lei Seca (Operation Dry Law) in Rio de Janeiro will reinforce the state-wide actions of inspection and awareness during the Carnival this year, according to government news reports....
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - During the Easter week, known as Semana Santa (Holy Week), a popular traveling weekend, Brazil has registered the lowest number of accidents on its roads since 2007. Between Thursday, April...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The anti-drinking and driving law "Lei Seca" (literally Dry Law) and its accompanying car blitz operations celebrate their six year anniversary in Rio de Janeiro. Thanks to the introduction of...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following intensified activity by Operação Lei Seca (Operation Dry Law or Prohibition), 324 drivers were fined in the city Rio de Janeiro on Christmas morning. Some 1,570 drivers were...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Dropping an empty soda can on the busy streets of Copacabana could earn you a pricey R$157 fine this year, as Rio de Janeiro will begin to issue fines...
By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city's Operação Lei Seca (Operation Prohibition or Dry Law) is being enforced both on land and on water this year for the New Years Réveillon celebrations. On New...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A senior member of Rio’s State Government and former member of Rio’s anti-drink driving squad (Operação Lei Seca), Alexandre Felipe Mendes, admitted to having drunk wine prior...
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