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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The army general in charge of Rio de Janeiro’s military intervention, General Walter Souza Braga Netto, stated on Wednesday that there is no need for the military action to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a television interview on Tuesday, October 30th, the new governor-elect of Rio, Wilson Witzel, spoke about his plans regarding security. Witzel revealed that he wants to use military police...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President of Brazil, Michel Temer, admitted on Tuesday that the Federal Government may suspend the military intervention in Rio de Janeiro in order to allow congress to vote the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tension between the secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Amalgro and group of Latin American countries, including Brazil, increased over the weekend with declarations by...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Under heavy rains, more than 5,000 Armed Forces and police officers are conducting operations in six communities in the area of Jacarepaguá, in the western region of Rio de...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Three months after the start of the federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro the mega public security operation is about to enter a new phase, with more military agents...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, April 18th, Rio de Janeiro's Instituto de Segurança Publica – ISP (Public Security Institute), released the state's much-anticipated crime statistics for March 2018, the first full month of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A police operation in Rio de Janeiro’s largest favela community, Rocinha, over the weekend resulted in the death of eight community residents, according to Rio’s Military Police. According to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A Rio de Janeiro councilwoman was shot to death after leaving a town meeting in downtown Rio on Wednesday night. Marielle Franco was a human rights activist and favela-community...

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