Tag: Operations

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -Frubana, an e-commerce startup for restaurants, wants to accelerate its expansion and plans to open over 300 jobs in the next 12 months. In early June, the company announced a US$65 million (around R$351 million) investment...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Approximately 4,000 soldiers from the Armed Forces and the Civil and Military Police are being used in an operation today in favela communities in the north and south of Rio...
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 Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Brazil's federal police arrested 24 people accused of laundering over R$10 billion in six states across Brazil this Monday, March 17th. The arrests were part of the federal police's...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Special divisions of Rio de Janeiro’s Polícia Militar (Military Police, PM) have seized arms and drugs, as well as making over fifty arrests, in the second day of a...
By Esmee Verbeek, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since Wednesday, over 400 police officers moved into favelas in the center of Niterói and Maricá to find the drug traffickers, who, according to the residents, arrived after being recently...

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