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UPP installation in Rocinha Rio de Janeiro, BOPE

There’s an ambitious government programme underway in one of Rio de Janeiro’s biggest slums, or favelas. The aim is to clear Rocinha – home to over 100,000 people – of […]

Rio de Janeiro's Olympic challenge

Great article from the Guardian by Ignacio Cano – a senior lecturer in research methodology at the department of social sciences of the State University of Rio de Janeiro. Worth the read […]

AECOM Wins Bid To Build Olympic Park

International firm AECOM has won the open bid to build Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic Village. This is the same firm that is building London’s Olympic Village for the 2012 Olympics. […]