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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Rio de Janeiro’s police announced over the weekend that they have arrested one of the men they suspect shot and wounded a British tourist last Sunday (August 6th) in Angra...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A Pacifying Police Unit (UPP) Captain is dead after being shot on Thursday, September 11th during a confrontation between police and drug-trafficking suspects in Complexo do Alemão, one of...
By Mark Shannon, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – American musician based in Rio, Emmanuel Gilligan, has been shot and seriously injured in a bungled armed robbery in the district of Recreio dos Bandeirantes in Rio’s Zona Oeste (West...
By Julia Averbuck, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On the night of Thursday, September 13th, military policeman Diego Bruno Barbosa Henriques was shot and killed in Rocinha while doing his rounds on foot. In a rash of violence...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Corporal Rodrigo Alves Cavalcante, a Military Police (PM) officer with the Batalhão de Choque (Shock Batalion), was shot and killed...
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