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War in Rio Roundup #2

[UPDATED DEC. 1, with links below to suggested reading] Schools reopened, faucets were robbed, and narcos were tracked into drainage pipes; shooting overnight in Água Santa, between druglords and militia members; shots heard in Complexo do Alemão as well. Two … Continue reading

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War in Rio: attitude shift

[Clique para português] The news is nonstop and so are the rumors, although these are beginning to slow. At this moment, José Junior, coordinator of Rio’s most successful NGO, AfroReggae, is in the Complexo do Alemão set of favelas, negotiating … Continue reading

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