Brazil will feature safeguard of 400,000 police and military for elections

The Superior Electoral Tribunal (TSE) reported this Saturday that more than 400,000 members of the police and military are mobilized to guard the tranquility of the presidential and legislative elections this Sunday in Brazil. Of that contingent are 30,000 troops from the Army,...

Río de Janeiro was scene of clashes over evictions

The eviction of an telecommunications company old plant in the north of Rio de Janeiro, invaded by some 5,000 people claiming by their right to housing today provoked clashes between the occupants and Brazilian security forces. A police vehicle, a truck and a bus that passing by...
Rio de Janeiro is Gradually Cleaning the Favelas

Rio de Janeiro is Gradually Cleaning the Favelas

Around 3,000 police and military, along with the government of Rio de Janeiro conducted an operation called “Strike for Peace” in the favela Rocinha (the biggest slum in the country) and the neighboring communities as Vigidal and Chacara do Ceu, becoming one of the...

Xuxa and Shakira Work Together for the Children of the Favelas

Colombian singer Shakira and Brazilian actress Xuxa joined through the charitable foundations that they command, to help children under six years of Brazil’s poorest communities. The two artists and Brazilian government officials in Rio de Janeiro signed a cooperation...