Rio de Janeiro’s poor communities are experiencing a social transformation that, in my view, appears to be good if accompanied by other socioeconomic initiatives. Well, it’s not enough to fight violence and organized crime using the UPPs (Pacifying Police Units) if you don’t also fight the inequality and social discrimination that exists in the working class that much of the time is composed of blacks and mestizos. I believe that, in order to have more effective results, the government has to implement social work, for example: daycare centers and schools, vocational schools, job opportunities, health centers, basic sanitation, sports, leisure, More >