Tag: favela

    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 ...

    Over 12 million people in the country live in favelas, most of whom in big cities Fernando Frazão/ABr

    12 Million Brazilians Live in Shantytowns. 94% Say They Are Happy

    A survey conducted in 63 slums, or favelas, in 35 cities throughout Brazil, shows ...

    Brazilian Army at Rio's Complexo do Alemão favela

    Brazilian Army Trying to Wrestle Back Rio Favela Lost to Drug Dealers

    While Brazil was celebrating this September 7 its 1822 independence from Portugal – a ...

    Soldiers enter Alemão favela

    With Army Help Rio Takes Over “Heart of the Evil” in Clean-Up Effort for 2016 Olympics

    Rio’s Public Security Secretary José Mariano Beltrame described the police raid on the Alemão ...