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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 […]

Meeting with DHESCA

The highly anticipated Investigatory Mission, made up of local and international representatives, made its way through local communities affected by the forced removals occurring in Rio de Janeiro. Raquel Rolnik, […]

PAC Meeting Pushes For Action

The PAC (Programa de Aceleração do Crescimento) program was one of the most highly awaited programs in Rio de Janeiro, and Brazil. Many saw the program as a step towards […]