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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday, October 11th, Security Secretary for Rio de Janeiro State, José Mariano Beltrame handed in his resignation after almost ten years on the job. Beltrame was responsible for the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Fifteen days to go before the start of the 2016 Olympics, ten men were arrested on Thursday, suspected of planning terrorist attacks in Rio de Janeiro during the Games. According...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The first meeting of the CEMAPP (Executive Commission on Monitoring and Assessment of Pacification Policies) was held this week, presided by Rio de Janeiro governor, Luiz Fernando Pezão. The commission’s...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A meeting between Rio de Janeiro’s state security secretary, Jose Mariano Beltrame, and top military and civil police chiefs was held on Monday afternoon, December 1st, to discuss the recent...
By Julia Averbuck, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study released by the Laboratório de Análise de Violência (Laboratory for the Analysis of Violence) at UERJ (University of the State of Rio de Janeiro) found that the inauguration...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The recent pacification of favela Mangueira in Rio's Zona Norte (North Zone) completes the process of preparing all favela complexes in the vicinity of the Maracanã Stadium for...
By Helen Trouten Torres, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Four years ago the Police Chief and State Security Secretary José Mariano Beltrame was told by businessmen and representatives of public agencies from all spheres of government that the lack...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The deadly and highly addictive drug, oxi, a mix of cocaine paste, gasoline, kerosene, quicklime and, in some cases, cement and sulfuric acid, has reached Niterói in Rio de Janeiro. During...
By Patricia Maresch, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – U.S. President Barack Obama visited Rio on Sunday, March 20th as planned, part of a two-day visit to Brazil during a five-day South American trip. His time in Rio...

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