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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Reports of violence against the elderly in 2019 represented 30% of the total number of reports of human rights violations received by Dial 100, provided by the federal government, totaling around 48,500 records. In...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Power surges caused by the torrential rains and strong winds that swept across Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday (February 6th) was the likely cause of the fire at the Flamengo...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last Sunday, February 11th, Mangueira samba school stood out for its impeccable performance on the first night of Grupo Especial's championship. Considered the most likely school to be first placed...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Court of Auditors in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro has decided on June 2nd that the prices for the municipal buses should be reduced by R$0.131. With...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Report RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — About one thousand protesters gathered on the main streets of Rio de Janeiro's downtown neighborhood yesterday to demonstrate against last week's R$0.25 increase in the city's bus fares. Demonstrators gathered...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An investigation by the Polícia Federal (Federal Police) has found links between Brazilian construction giant Delta Construção, who walked out on the Transcarioca Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) consortium last...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Members of a newly-formed victims' association for those killed in last week’s multiple building collapse in downtown Rio, which claimed the lives of at least seventeen people, have announced...

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