What’s Happening in Rio

If it’s happening in Rio de Janeiro, we are covering it. From the World Cup and Olympic preparations, you can count on us to let you know what’s happening in Rio.

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 […]

One Week of "Peace" in Rocinha

It has been a week since the state government’s ‘pacification’ process began in Rocinha – on the 13th of November. The constant coverage and sensationalism are quickly becoming repetitive and […]

Bento Rubião Meeting in Taquara

  On Saturday October 22nd at the Colégio Estadual Brigadeiro Schorcht, A Fundação Centro da Defesa de Dirietos Humanos Bento Rubião (henceforth Bento Rubião) held the last of five workshops […]