Hugo Acero Velasquez

  • Corruption and the paradox of the UPP in Rocinha and Rio de Janeiro

    On Monday, March 26, 2012 the president of one of Rocinha’s three residents associations (AMABB) was shot and killed. Vanderlan Barros de Oliveira, known as Feijão, walked a short distance out of the association’s headquarters when he was shot at five times in broad day light by a man on a motorcycle wearing a helmet.…

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