Archiv der Kategorie: Favelas UPPs

Rio de Janeiro: When living in a slum becomes too expansive

This is what ‘Occupy’ looks like in a Rio slum (VIDEO) Will Carless and Edgar Costa Thousands of poor Brazilians are sheltering in squalid quarters in an abandoned plastics factory in the Alemao favela complex because they say their slum … Weiterlesen

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Morar Carioca: The Dismantling of a Dream Favela Upgrading Program Kate Steiker-Ginzberg [revised version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (Tampa, FL. April 2014)] An architect recently described the Morar Carioca program … Weiterlesen

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Was in #Ferguson geschieht, ist vielen Brasilianer_innen nicht fremd

On August 9, unarmed American teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, unleashing immediate protest. On the same day, residents of Complexo do Alemão in Rio de Janeiro organized a march to demand an … Weiterlesen

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GUERRA AO DRUGO: neuer Stop-Motion-Kurzfilm zum Thema „Drogenkrieg“ veröffentlicht

Curta de animação em stop-motion explica a guerra às drogas e abre debate sobre políticas mais eficientes e humanas para lidar com psicoativos na sociedade. versão português Global Comission on Drugs

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8,000 Families in Minas Gerais, Brazil, face Mass Eviction & Displacement

More than 8,000 families will be evicted from their homes without alternative accommodation in the near future. The government of the state of Minas Gerais said that they are planning a “mega-operation” that will dislodge the families of three communities … Weiterlesen

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Die „Befriedungsstrategie“ der Favelas in #Rio halten immer mehr für gescheitert

‚Acreditei na pacificação, mas é de mentira‘, diz mãe de mototaxista morto no Alemão Jefferson Puff da BBC Brasil no Rio de Janeiro „Quando a morte bate na porta da sua casa, você começa a ver as coisas de uma … Weiterlesen

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