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Drug traffickers don’t get away, says Public Safety Secretary Beltrame

Beltrame’s first Twitterview, translated into English Leia aqui a entrevista do Secretário de Segurança Pública do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, José Mariano Beltrame, pelo Twitter, em português. 1) I’d like to know why the police haven’t been able to arrest … Continue reading

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Free at last: the Borel favelas, home to 35,000

Lenita de Sousa Vilela is the principal of the Antoine Margarinos Torres elementary school, which serves 500 children ages 4-11. Five months ago, 300 military police recruits occupied the  Borel area, in Tijuca, north zone. There is still drug trafficking, but … Continue reading

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