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Tag: Rocinha Occupation

By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  Regional administrator of Rocinha, Jorge Collares, has announced that the community will receive new enforcement policies to contain its previously unregulated construction practices.  The move has been long anticipated but...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Batalhão de Operações Especiais (BOPE) officers seized a trove of weapons, drugs and fake police uniforms in Rocinha Monday, following the Brazilian military and police force occupation of the favela...

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