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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, … Continue reading

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Rio Security: Call it Operation Iraq?

Some private equity investors at Stanford would like me and another Stanford graduate to help them with security issues in Brazil. Like many people around the world, their views of Brazil are influenced by films like Tropa de Elite 2.  … Continue reading

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Tropa de Elite 2

So how accurate is this movie? My friends say it is a very good picture of what has recently, and is happening.    janarwasito@alumni.stanford.edu

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SmartGRID Energy + Brazil Security

Here in United States, I am working on a private equity project involving SmartGRID. My clients want to know whether Brazil has “world class security”? For example, can Brazilian police use video evidence? In the 2009-2012 English preparation for the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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