Tag Archives: social UPPs

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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Social assistance: old-style government persists in Rio

Musical chairs are good only for those who get to sit in them O Globo reported today on page 19 of its Rio section, in a story that couldn’t be found online, that the speaker of Rio’s state legislature , … Continue reading

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Social UPP program suffers a big loss

[Clique para português] [UPDATE Dec. 30, 2010] Ricardo Henriques has accepted Mayor Paes job offer to head up the Instituto Pereira Passos. According to O Globo, this means he’ll be running a municipal level Social UPP. It’s not known yet … Continue reading

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The question of the hour /A pergunta que não quer calar

Why didn’t the transformation of Rio de Janeiro occur until now? Porque a transformação do Rio de Janeiro não aconteceu antes? To make your comment, click on the title of this post and scroll down until the comment box appears … Continue reading

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None of this shall come to pass…

Rio de Janeiro, 2017 The Olympics are over, a knockout success. The city was peaceful and tourism increased exponentially. A lot of people made a lot of money. Lula is still retired, since Sérgio Cabral is president of Brazil, now … Continue reading

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Peace and the police/ Paz e a polícia

“Police reform is happening by way of the UPPs.” –Sílvia Ramos, undersecretary for integrated action in the territory, state UPP social program O Globo reports that Rio’s police are killing fewer people: shooting deaths in police self-defense in August 2010 … Continue reading

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Elite Squad 2: a call for political change

[UPDATE JAN. 19, 2011 With Brazilian  ticket sales of over 11 million, Elite Squad 2 premieres in the U.S. this Sunday at the Sundance Festival, hors concours. DVD sales in Brazil begin Feb. 10] Tropa de Elite 2 (Elite Squad … Continue reading

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