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Security or danger: what awaits us in Rio?

“This is the last dance… of the Titanic” said one of the participants at a public safety seminar last week, making indirect reference to the infamous luxurious last dance of the Ilha Fiscal, which took place in Rio just before … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro mysteries: incompetence at root?

Are the Civil Police capable of solving the murder of city councilwoman Marielle Franco? Can Mayor Marcelo Crivella actually run Rio? Does Governor “Pezão” manage to manage the state? And those below them? Who’s truly equipped to lead a revolution … Continue reading

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