Tag: favela

    Brazilian Army on a Rio slum - Vladimir Platonow/ABr

    Army Back in Rio, This Time Taking Over the Security of the City

    Brazil’s military has taken full control of security in Rio de Janeiro and the ...

    Brazilian army in a Rio favela - ABr

    Can’t Maintain Order? In Brazil They Call the Army

    Brazil’s military is getting a serious workout these days. The authorities have recently deployed ...

    Lack of sanitation in Brazil's favelas is common -

    Basic Sanitation Might Be Coming Soon to a Big Favela in Rio

    Brazilian authorities have taken the first step towards providing basic sanitation to more than ...

    Without Police, Rio’s Drug Lords Show Who Are the Bosses in the Favelas

    After the Brazilian government spent tens of millions of dollars securing the city of ...