Monthly Archives: November 2011

Established artists cross Rio, with an invitation to follow in their footsteps

Para Artistas renomados atravessam a cidade e convidam a todos para seguir o caminho, clique aqui “Travessias” at the Bela Maré warehouse: show breaks new ground, literally While all sorts of entitities and institutions, Good Samaritans and optimists have been zipping over … Continue reading

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Artistas renomados atravessam a cidade e convidam a todos para seguir o caminho

Travessias no Galpão Bela Maré: mostra pioneira Enquanto toda espécie de orgão e instituição, samaritano e otimista corre para ajudar nas recém ocupadas favelas da Rocinha e do Vidigal, na outra ponta da cidade acontece uma corajosa inciativa de vanguarda. “Não entro … Continue reading

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Taboos / assuntos tabu

Participe no RioRealblog. Quais são os aspectos tabu da transformação do Rio de Janeiro? Quais são as perguntas que permanecem no silêncio? Onde falta o debate?  Deixe seu comentário, abaixo! RioRealblog would like to hear from you. What are the … Continue reading

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Rocinha occupation: the day after

Next may be Complexo da Maré, while former druglord “Nem” is pressured to rat on corrupt police and the search is on for traffickers who got away; favela trash pickup is city’s first priority  Government officials have said that Rio … Continue reading

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Rocinha, Vidigal and Chácara do Céu no longer foreign territory

Searches began at daybreak Sunday, in homes, forests and brush You can subscribe for free, “like” the Facebook page for ongoing news about the transformation of Rio, follow @Riorealblog on Twitter and on Tumblr. And feel free to share this … Continue reading

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Rocinha druglord arrested in diplomatic car trunk

The rest should be simple Seen as the most intelligent and sophisticated of Rio’s drug traffickers, Rocinha’s “Nem”, Antônio Francisco Bonfim Lopes, 35, scurried down no sewage pipe, as some are said to have done a year ago, in the Complexo … Continue reading

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Pacification fallout: first journalist death (among many others)

While Rio police juggle priorities, violence and fear are still present According to O Globo newspaper, yesterday TV Band cameraman Gelson Domingos da Silva, 46, was the first journalist to die in Rio de Janeiro covering during a shootout between … Continue reading

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