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Tag: Robbed

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday, January 15th, a major operation was undertaken by Rio’s security forces with the goal of bringing greater security to the many foreign and domestic tourists visiting the Cidade...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a survey released on Friday by the Public Security Institute (ISP), cases of pedestrian robberies rose again since last year. There was an increase of 12.5 percent, with...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Ten German tourists were robbed at gunpoint on a guided tour in Tijuca National Forest on Thursday morning. The group’s van was intercepted on Estrada da Paineiras by two cars...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Four men led an armed robbery on a hostel in Copacabana, Zona Sul (South Zone), stealing money and property from guests. The attackers waited until two visitors were let...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A minibus and a van with twenty domestic and foreign employees of petrochemical company Odebrecht on board, was robbed on Thursday morning near the ports in Centro of Rio...

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