Tag Archives: Rio police corruption

Whither pacification? Whither the drugs and guns?

Whither all of us… How much can a city change? This is the question underlying doubts arising in the last two weeks regarding Rio’s public safety policy. You may believe that the values, habits and assumptions of a city and … 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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