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Tag: Morro da Providência

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following the shooting and death of a seventeen-year-old in the Rio de Janeiro favela community of Morro da Providência early on Tuesday, September 29th, a secretly recorded video of...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — In the favela community of Morro da Providência, the long wait for the new cable car to open is now over, and the system has started to function just before...
By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter RIO JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new cable car that links Morro da Providência to Central do Brasil station and the Cidade do Samba is still yet to open, eight months after its completion in May...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following the success of the gondola system in the Complexo do Alemão in 2011, a new ‘Teleférico’ is set to begin testing next month on the Morro do Providência. The new...
By Julia Averbuck, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After announcing the exoneration of the head of the UPP (Policy Pacifying Unit) in Morro da Providência, Captain Glauco Schorcht, the command at the Polícia Militar (Military Police, PM) decided...

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