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Rio protests, Pope, politics, police…. and pacification?

P words Recently a community leader critical of the UPP in his favela told me he’d been to a debate at PUC and was impressed by the students’ opposition to the UPPs. “They’re right,” he said, “but I saw that … Continue reading

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