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Tag: Favela Occupation

By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday morning, March 30th, police and armed forces began the occupation of the Complexo da Maré, a group of favelas in Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone). State Governor...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A contingent of nearly 170 government workers and street sweepers are poised to spend the next week providing public services to the Rocinha and Vidigal favelas.  The move follows yesterday's...

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