Tag: Jacarezinho favela

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The raid in the Vila Cruzeiro favela was coordinated between Brazil’s Highway Police and the State Police. Officers seized automatic weapons, pistols, grenades and kilos of drugs, the Rio de Janeiro State Police reported. More...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of people killed in massacres in the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro between 2020 and 2021 jumped from 170 to 255, an increase of 50%. The institute defines as a massacre any...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) Many people (including this writer) are shocked (but not surprised) by the Rio de Janeiro police killing 27 civilians in the hillside favela of Jacarezinho last Thursday, May 6th. Brazil's President Bolsonaro was neither...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Friday, May 7, Justice Edson Fachin of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) described as "serious" the allegations of abuses in the police operation in a Rio de Janeiro favela, whose death toll is...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Demonstrators from the favela of Jacarezinho gathered this Friday in front of the Civil Police facilities in Rio de Janeiro to demand justice for the 25 lives lost the day before in a violent...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A violent police operation carried out this Thursday, May 6, against a group of criminals in a favela in Rio de Janeiro, left at least 25 dead after an intense shootout and at a...

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