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Latest News from Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

September 18 - 30, 2017

Volume VII Issue 6
The Avoidance of Popular and Favela Participation in Rio's Strategic Plan - Luisa Fenizola, CatComm Public Policy Analyst
Community Organizing in Rio
Horto Residents and Allies Hold Strategic Meeting to Resist Evictions - Sidney Magana
Coletivo Papo Reto: Combating Police Violence in Brazil - WITNESS
‘The Struggle Has Just Begun’: Vila Autódromo Evictions Museum Presents Its Strategic Plan - Cerianne Robertson
Thousands March in Support of Religious Tolerance Amid Rising Hate-Based Violence - Tyler Strobl
Complexo da Maré’s Gizele Martins Receives Rio’s Highest Honor - Sidney Magana
Building Rio, yes indeed - Julia Michaels, Rio Real Blog
Questioning Brazil's Media
Brazil: Media, monopolies and political manipulations - Al Jazeera (25 min video)
The Construction of ‘The Other’ by the Media - Sophie Pizzimenti
Army Occupies Rocinha
Violence in Brazil Escalates, Army is Deployed to Neighborhoods - Philip Reeves, NPR
One of Rio de Janeiro's Safest Favelas Descends Into Violence, the Latest Sign of a City in Chaos - Misha Glenny, The Intercept
Brazil’s Latest Outbreak of Drug Gang Violence Highlights the Real Culprit: the War on Drugs - Glenn Greenwald & David Miranda, The Intercept
Olympic Legacy
Compilation: 'A Year Since the Games' Olympic Legacy Coverage
Abandonment and Exclusion: The Rio 2016 Games’ Primary Legacy - Renan Schuindt
Granddaughter of ‘Folha Seca’ Calls Botanical Gardens’ Tribute a ‘Joke’ - Sophia Zaia
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