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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Approximately 4,000 soldiers from the Armed Forces and the Civil and Military Police are being used in an operation today in favela communities in the north and south of Rio...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Armed Forces are conducting an operation today (Thursday, June 21st) in the favela communities of Babilônia and Chapéu Mangueira, just behind Leme, along the beach of Zona Sul...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Under heavy rains, more than 5,000 Armed Forces and police officers are conducting operations in six communities in the area of Jacarepaguá, in the western region of Rio de...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After officials announced a deal Thursday night with striking truck drivers, Friday remained tense as the country's roadways remained blocked and supplies ran short across the country. This led President...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In one of the largest operations since the beginning of the military intervention in Rio de Janeiro’s public security, Brazil’s Armed Forces arrested twenty-four people and confiscated a large...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A police operation in Rio de Janeiro’s largest favela community, Rocinha, over the weekend resulted in the death of eight community residents, according to Rio’s Military Police. According to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The federal government in Brazil agreed to disburse extra funds for security agents in Rio de Janeiro during the military intervention in the state’s public security system, according to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to new data released from the Rio de Janeiro state government's online portal and compiled by Globo news, in 2017, Rio de Janeiro state spent R$9.9 billion on security,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tension remained high this past weekend in the favela community of Vila Kennedy, where on Friday city bulldozers demolished 52 stalls operated by local residents. The community, located in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Eleven days after the announcement of the military intervention in Rio de Janeiro’s public security operations by Brazilian president Michel Temer, the officer in charge of the military operations...
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