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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The well-publicized federal military intervention in Rio de Janeiro reaches its seventh month this week and according to the latest statistics there is little reason to celebrate. According to the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In one of the largest military operations since Brazil's armed forces took over security of Rio de Janeiro six months ago, on Monday, August 20th, over 4,000 armed soldiers and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In one of the largest operations since the beginning of the military intervention in Rio de Janeiro’s public security, Brazil’s Armed Forces arrested twenty-four people and confiscated a large...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The federal government in Brazil agreed to disburse extra funds for security agents in Rio de Janeiro during the military intervention in the state’s public security system, according to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tension remained high this past weekend in the favela community of Vila Kennedy, where on Friday city bulldozers demolished 52 stalls operated by local residents. The community, located in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Eleven days after the announcement of the military intervention in Rio de Janeiro’s public security operations by Brazilian president Michel Temer, the officer in charge of the military operations...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With the approval of both of Brazil’s legislative houses, the intervention decree issued by President Michel Temer last week, the Armed Forces now have full command of security operations in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After months of escalating violence residents of Rio de Janeiro woke up Friday morning to the news that Brazil’s President, Michel Temer, decided to declare federal intervention in Rio’s...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Telecommunication regulator in Brazil, ANATEL, announced on Thursday it was applying a R$11,500 fine on telephone operator, Oi, for the sale of the company’s reversible assets without prior approval of...

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