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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The final meeting of ‘Favelas em Foto: Imagens por direitos’ (Favelas in Photo: Images for rights) will be taking place this Saturday, August 11th from 2PM-6PM at ‘Museu de Arte...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Monday, April 19th, Rio de Janeiro’s mayor, Marcelo Crivella, walked through the city’s biggest favela community of Rocinha to observe the implementation of urban regeneration work that he had...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last Thursday, April 5th, the Biblioteca Parque da Rocinha (Rocinha Library Park) inaugurated two cinematic projects on the same day, both of which aim to screen one film either weekly...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The NGO RioSolidario celebrated the ten year anniversary of its children’s education space in Complexo da Maré, having served over 2,000 families in this period from the Vila do João...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Casa do Jongo, an award-winning Afro-Brazilian cultural center located in the neighborhood of Madureira, in the Zona Norte (North Zone) of Rio de Janeiro, has reopened after briefly closing for...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The basketball school Escolinha FlaBasquete, set up by the State Department for Sports, Leisure, and Youth, in partnership with Flamengo Regatta Club, is providing over 500 children with free basketball...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This morning, Tuesday, October 31st, Rio's Civil Police announced a large patrol operation of the Tabajaras favela community, in Copacabana. According to authorities, the action was in response to the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Armed Forces returned today (October 10th) to the favela community of Rocinha, in the Zona Sul (South Zone) of Rio de Janeiro, to assist the police in a search...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Living as an expatriate in a new country can be hard when faced with the task of settling into a new community. Fortunately, Rio offers a number of well-established societies...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Rio de Janeiro’s police announced over the weekend that they have arrested one of the men they suspect shot and wounded a British tourist last Sunday (August 6th) in Angra...
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