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On February 16, the federal government dispatched the army to assume full control of police forces in the state of Rio de Janeiro. The move was in response to increased violence, which has "virtually taken over," according to senate-imposed President Michel Temer. Approximately 3,200 soldiers are now ...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Located in the city's Zona Oeste (West Zone) Barra da Tijuca is the newest of Rio de Janeiro's neighborhoods, with much of ... a major campus of the internationally renowned PUC university, one half of the British School, the Swiss-Brazilian International School, and the biggest ...

Although it is located inside a mall — practically a crime in a city with as much natural beauty as Rio de Janeiro — Pipo is worth the visit. It's the most casual and fun spot from chef Felipe Bronze, whose restaurant Oro was selected in 2018 as One to Watch in Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants. The food ...
But for the newest and hottest restaurants, presented in geographical order, here's the Eater Heatmap to Rio de Janeiro: ... with experience at several acclaimed restaurants throughout Latin America (among them Enrique Olvera's Pujol), Mateu prepares local Brazilian ingredients with pan-Latin flare.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian real registered another day of registered heightened volatility on Wednesday, with the U.S. dollar closing at its highest rate in almost two years. After surpassing the R$3.51/US$1 mark in the early afternoon, the exchange rate closed at R$3.486/US$1, up by 0.48 ...
The comments, made to Reuters during a rare visit to leaders of Rio's two most influential drug gangs, come two months after President Michel Temer deployed 30,000 troops here, saying organized crime had "taken over Rio de Janeiro." The gang leaders are admitted criminals wanted by police for their ...

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Featuring elegant art deco architecture, located next to the Guanabara bay, with the largest urban public park in Brazil and ... detailing how it witnessed some of the major events in Brazilian history, including the dramatic suicide of President Vargas, the signing of declarations of ...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to a just-released study from the World Bank, Brazil must increase its labor productivity in order to grow its ... entitled “Emprego e crescimento: a agenda da produtividade” (Employment and Growth: the Productivity Agenda), the average Brazilian worker today is only ...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of the Cariocas' favorite leisure activities is going to the movies in Rio and it doesn't have to be crowded malls and Hollywood blockbusters. Spread across the city are a couple of great independent movie theaters, which offer a completely different cinema experience, ...
Twenty health workers piled out of cars. Though they laughed and chatted with locals, their mission was deadly serious. Brazil is suffering its worst outbreak of yellow fever in decades. The virus, which kills 3 percent to 8 percent of those who are infected, is now circling the megacities of Rio de Janeiro and ...

Eleven states reduced their public security budgets between 2015 and 2017. At the top of the list, in absolute terms, is Rio de Janeiro, where the surge in violence has led the federal government to intervene in the state's security operations. During the three years in question, Rio de Janeiro cut security ...
To really turn things around, Brazil's Supreme Court will need to revise the country's drug policies and fix its appalling prison system. Brazil has the world's third-largest prison population, about a third of which is languishing in pre-trial detention. Complicating matters, a majority of the country's prisons are, ...
Twelve days after Brazil's President Michel Temer deployed the military to boost security in the state of Rio de Janeiro, criticism about the move continues. ... Brazilian media has been critical of some of the measures taken by the soldiers, such as photographing residents and searching their belongings.
Just 10 days after Brazilian President Michel Temer signed a decree handing the military control of public security in Rio de Janeiro, notifications like these continue to fill the screens of smartphones across the surrounding state, informing those who have downloaded the Crossfire app (Fogo Cruzado in ...
Thousands of soldiers, along with police, in Rio de Janeiro are taking control of the west side of the city as part of a wider security operation. Brazil's President, Michel Temer, ordered the military takeover in response to a recent spike in violent crime. But many are sceptical this latest intervention will have ...
Brazilian marines stand in guard next to an armored vehicle a during surprise operation in Kelson's slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. ... Last Friday, Brazilian President Michel Temer signed a decree handing control of Rio de Janeiro's police forces to the country's military.
RIO DE JANEIRO — After months of escalating violence in Rio de Janeiro that included television coverage of tourists being chased and beaten by robbers during ... Under the Constitution, Brazilian lawmakers are barred from making broad legal changes during a military intervention imposed by decree.
Brazilian police are not equipped with sophisticated military equipment like ballistic helmets and laser sights, but the army's special forces battalion has snipers, helicopter experts and night vision goggles, according to an article by Rio's O Globo newspaper. The army denied to O Globo that special forces ...


 

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