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Tag: Baixada Fluminense

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The death of Wellington da Silva Braga, aka Ecko, pointed out as the head of the largest militia in the country and the target of a Civil Police operation, has generated a dispute over...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Saturday, June 10th, Rio's Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca reopened once again for the opening ceremony of the 2017 Jogos da Baixada (Baixada Games). Now in its twentieth...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – British company Rolls-Royce, known for its luxury vehicles, announced that it will build a factory for assembling not cars but naval equipment in Rio de Janeiro. The venture is reported...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two police officers were shot in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, March 15th. Those deaths marked the eighteenth and nineteenth officer casualties this year and that three month death...
By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - José Mariano Beltrame, the Rio de Janeiro Security Secretary announced the inauguration of several new Police Pacifying Units (UPPs) across the Baixada Fluminense, Niterói and São Gonçalvo in the coming...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Torrential rains on Tuesday and Wednesday wreaked havoc in the city and state of Rio de Janeiro, flooding streets, metro stations and closing airports. At least two people...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For three heavy-riffing days the Roque Pense urban festival will continue to spread its message of anti-sexism through live music and a series of workshops. Now in its second...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A huge fire at a fuel depot on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro killed a man and injured seven others on Thursday, local media reported. Firefighters were still...

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