Success of Rio, Brazil, Pacification Police is a story business journals need to cover more

I am re-posting an article from The Economist in Summer 2010 now because Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has come a long way from when the UPP were deployed in the slums, but this story needs to be told. In America, there was a similar story of how the US Marine Corps and US Military deployedContinue reading “Success of Rio, Brazil, Pacification Police is a story business journals need to cover more”

In Brazil’s Slums, Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology

In Brazil’s Slums, Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology Transcript GWEN IFILL: Next, we take another look at economic inequality, this time in a developing nation. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how one man is using technology to transform lives in the slums of Brazil. FRED DE SAM LAZARO: Rio de Janeiro’s gleaming skyline befitsContinue reading “In Brazil’s Slums, Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology”

Complexo do Alemao, Rio de Janeiro, November 2010 fighting

Excellent reporting from The Economist Time’s up Nov 28th 2010, 19:06 by H.J. | RIO DE JANEIRO ONE WEEK after drug dealers and gangsters started a campaign of arson and robbery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian security forces have entered the Complexo do Alemão, a group of 12 favelas (shantytowns) where the ringleaders are hiding,Continue reading “Complexo do Alemao, Rio de Janeiro, November 2010 fighting”