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Latest News from Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

January 1-12, 2018
Volume IX Issue 1
Resistance: Struggles for Culture and Housing
PROTEST Hundreds Protest, Many Mourn Closure of Iconic Casa do Jongo Cultural Center [IMAGES] - Ellis Rua, RioOnWatch contributing photographer
HUMANS OF HORTO The Guardians of Tijuca Forest: The Residents of Horto Florestal [IMAGES] - Sophia Zaia, RioOnWatch community organizing reporter
CULTURE Anitta, Future, and Charli XCX are Boosting Funk Carioca, Pay Attention - Phil Witmer, Noisey

SOLUTIONS Land occupation as a solution to Brazil’s housing crisis - Nazaret Castro, Equal Times
Looking Back at 2017 and Forward into 2018
INTERVIEW Passes, Fails, and Dropouts at a Public School in Manguinhos - Edilano Cavalcante, Fala Manguinhos! community reporter
FEATURE A Year of Violent Tragedy Through Human Stories: 2017 in Complexo do Alemão - Alejandra S. Inzunza, José Luis Pardo, Agência Pública
RETROSPECTIVE Brazil: the year in review - COHA's Brazil Unit
SOCIAL MEDIA The New Year’s Eve photo that shook Brazil - Anna Jean Kaiser, The Washington Post
Corruption and Drug Trafficking
INTERVIEW / VIDEO The Power of Crime: Ties Between Drug Trafficking and Politics in Brazil - Flávio Costa, Vinícius Andrade, UOL Notícias
CONFLICT The Holy War of evangelical gang leaders in Brazil - Robert Muggah, Open Democracy
Rio's Olympic Legacy
BOOK REVIEW Rio 2016: Olympic Myths, Hard Realities - Adam Talbot, University of Abertay—Dundee
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