Rio de Janeiro Registers Seventy Shootings During Carnival

The number of shootings in Rio during Carnival 2019 increased fifteen percent from last year's Carnival, according to Fogo Cruzado.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the revelry and excitement of Carnival 2019 comes to a close, a new sobering report from the online digital platform, Fogo Cruzado, was released on Wednesday (March 6th) showing that seventy shootings have occurred in the Rio de Janeiro metro area during Carnival, a fifteen percent increase over the 61 shootings registered during Carnival 2018.

Fogo Cruzado is an online app that aggregates . . .

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