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Crooked Rio

Public Safety, hot topic. Will all the talk make a difference? In Rio everybody’s turning into a public safety kibbitzer. The South Zone doorman thinks the military folks should “go up the hill”, to stop the shooting he hears at … Continue reading

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Safety in Rio de Janeiro, a losing proposition

Federal intervention could provide a truce for effective public policies, but probably won’t Given how little we know about the Eastern Command’s new, overarching role in Rio de Janeiro’s public safety — announced late Thursday night– one thing is certain. … Continue reading

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