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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Armed Forces remain today (October 11th) in the favela community of Rocinha, in the Zona Sul (South Zone) of Rio de Janeiro, to help the Military Police (PM) on...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Armed Forces returned today (October 10th) to the favela community of Rocinha, in the Zona Sul (South Zone) of Rio de Janeiro, to assist the police in a search...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday, October 9th, MetroRio inaugurated an integration measure with the vans of the favela communities of Rocinha and Vidigal, in Zona Sul. Users of both transportation facilities will now pay...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The favela community of Rocinha, in São Conrado, in the Zona Sul (South Zone) of Rio de Janeiro, was once again the scene of shootings at dawn yesterday (October 6th)....
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The atmosphere of violence continues for Rocinha's residents, as shootings erupted in Rio's largest favela again on Monday, October 2nd. Clashes between drug dealers and the police have been frequent...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the recent outbreak of violence reported in some of Rio de Janeiro’s favela communities, Brazil’s Federal Government on Sunday unveiled a tourism plan to attract more visitors to...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A war between rival drug gang factions has been raging in the streets and alleyways of Rocinha, the largest favela community in Rio de Janeiro, since last Sunday (September 17th)....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Dozens of security officers entered Rocinha, one of Brazil’s largest favela communities, early Monday morning to try to arrest the leaders from rival drug gangs, responsible for hours of...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Armed Forces reaffirmed their support in maintaining the Law and Order Guarantee (GLO) operations in Rio de Janeiro. In a statement released yesterday (Saturday, September 16th), the Military Command...
Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Today, Tuesday, June 13th, the NGO non-profit organization 'Educate The Favela' will present the award ceremony for the ten finalists of the micro-entrepreneurship course "Novos Lídereres" (New Leaders), with two winners...
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