Burglaries on the Rise in Zona Sul: Daily

By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Institute of Public Security (ISP) has reported a sixteen percent increase in the number of property burglaries from January through April in Rio state compared with the same period in 2011. The data also indicates that the affluent areas of Zona Sul (South Zone) appear to be the main target.

During the month of April alone, three robberies took place in the Jardim Botanico, all on the same day . . .

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