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May 2010

Demonstrators protest threats of removals

This story originally appeared in Portuguese on Piratininga.org.br.  Wednesday, February 10, 2010 — Around 200 people gathered in front of Rio’s city hall to express [...]

May 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

Vila Autódromo reaffirms desire to stay

This story originally appeared in Portuguese on Piratininga.org.br. March 5, 2010 — As we have recently reported, the Vila Autódromo community, located in Barra da [...]

May 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rio de Janeiro Police are Deadliest

Josenildo dos Santos was assassinated by military police from the 1st Battalion in April 2009 at Morro da Coroa. From then on, the families, friends and the Network Against [...]

May 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rocinha, Rain and Removals

The rains that fell upon Rio de Janeiro demonstrated a reality brought to the surface by a storm. Millions of people had their homes buried, lost their relatives, and because [...]

May 11, 2010 // 0 Comments