Police Strike in Rio Begins Today: Daily

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Military police, civil police and firefighters in Rio de Janeiro have declared a strike as of midnight last night. Their immediate demands include a basic rate salary increase to R$3,500, and the release of Corporal firefighter Benevenuto Dalciolo, who was arrested on Wednesday night as he flew in to Rio de Janeiro’s Tom Jobim airport from Salvador, where he had been taking part in the . . .

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