RIO DE JANEIRO

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As the net around Marielle Franco’s killers tightens, more and more evidence is pointing to an extermination group that has a relationship with the …

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Suspect Ronnie Lessa, a former Military Policeman, lived in luxury condo within yards of the President’s home.  At 4 AM on the morning of …

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Rio Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão was not very popular, but his evidence-free preventative imprisonment by the Federal Police may be an ominous foreshadowing of …

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Reports have emerged that PSOL’s newly elected Federal Deputy, Marcelo Freixo, elected in October is the target of an assassination plot by a paramilitary group …

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Massive corruption in Rio de Janeiro’s disastrous Public/Private transportation partnerships brought an end to decades of MDB party hegemony, but the power vacuum that …

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Rio police killed over 1000 people last year. Now Jair Bolsonaro’s neofascist gubernatorial ally says he wants police snipers to assassinate low level drug …

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The action lasted over 14 hours, leaving one dead, dozens of injured and thousands of angry citizens. As Rio de Janeiro’s military occupation reaches …

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On July 17th, a Rio de Janeiro judge sentenced 23 activists who participated in the June 2013 protests to prison sentences ranging from 5-7 …

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Deaths in massacres have increased while arms apprehensions have dropped, according to data from the Candido Mendes University Center for Security and Citizenship Studies’ …

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On the night of March 18th, Alfredo Jacinto Mello was pulled out of his bar, the legendary Bip Bip in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, …

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