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Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - DROP # 1. The first drop in the ocean was an underwater oil leak, in the Frade Field near a well being drilled by Chevron about 100 miles offshore. The leak...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  Regional administrator of Rocinha, Jorge Collares, has announced that the community will receive new enforcement policies to contain its previously unregulated construction practices.  The move has been long anticipated but...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Ministry of the Environment is expected to announce today that Chevron will be fined a maximum of R$50 million for the environmental damage its oil leak has caused the...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Batalhão de Operações Especiais (BOPE) officers seized a trove of weapons, drugs and fake police uniforms in Rocinha Monday, following the Brazilian military and police force occupation of the favela...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A contingent of nearly 170 government workers and street sweepers are poised to spend the next week providing public services to the Rocinha and Vidigal favelas.  The move follows yesterday's...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of foreigners residing in Brazil has increased by 52.4 percent over the past six months, reported the Ministério da Justiça (Ministry of Justice).  The new data marks the...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A bill to distribute oil royalties more evenly amongst Brazil's 27 states passed its first hurdle when it received approval from Brazil's Senate last Wednesday, October 19th.  The proposal now...

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