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Latest News from Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

August 22 - September 17, 2017

Volume VII Issue 5
Under Threat of Imminent Eviction, Horto Residents Mobilize - Lucas Smolcic Larson
If It's War, War on Whom?
“Is It War?” A Debate on the Language About Violence in Favelas
- Sophie Pizzimenti
Deadly ‘Vengeance’ Operation Demonstrates Rio’s Failed Police Policy
- Tyler Strobl
Manguinhos 5th ‘Peace With Guaranteed Rights Walk’ Forced to Change Plans Due to Police Violence - Edilano Cavalcante & Brunna Araraki, Fala Manguinhos!
Favela Youth Launch ‘Movimentos’ Platform, Take Role as Protagonists in Drug Policy Discussion
- Luisa Sansão, Ponte Jornalismo
Corruption Watch
Rio’s Olympics Were a Raging Success! Really! 
- Juliana Barbassa, America's Quarterly
On Corruption, They Still Don’t Get It - Brian Winter, America's Quarterly
Repercussions of Brazil's Racial History
Three Reasons Charlottesville Could Happen in Brazil
- Lucas Smolcic Larson
‘Free Our Sacred’ Campaign Calls for the Liberation of Sacred Afro-Brazilian Objects
- Lisa Hollenbach
Mayor’s Proposed ‘Slavery and Freedom Museum’ Stokes Debate and Skepticism
- Claire Jones & Lisa Hollenbach
Brazil In Black And White - Gregory Warner, NPR's Rough Translation
Exclusion & Eviction
Exclusion Is On the Map 
- Hugo Costa
Brazilians dislocated by Rio Olympics try to rebuild lives and communities*
- Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
Resistance in Laboriaux, Rocinha, in Light of the Olympic Legacy of Removals
- Simone Rodrigues
Stigma-Busting Initiatives
First Collective Action Establishes Organic Garden in the West Zone’s Ap de Bangu Neighborhood - Juliana Torres
‘Stroll of the Favelados’ Takes Us For An Inside Look Around Rio’s Port District - Suzanne Chatelier
Academia in Society
LEDUB: The Laboratory for Studies of Transformations in Brazilian Urban Law - Juliana Torres & Roseli Franco
PUC and Metropolitan Chamber Debate Rio’s Metropolitan Development Plan - Juliana Torres
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