Community Media Profile: Boca de Favela

Clique aqui para Português Boca de Favela (Favela Mouthpiece) is a Facebook page that complicates common stereotypes about favelas, aiming to go beyond clichés and social stigmas by sharing real life stories. The creators, Mayara Ximenes, […]

Civil Society

Light demolishes Verdejar’s headquarters

On Monday morning, representatives from Rio’s electricity supplier, Light, arrived unannounced at the headquarters of socio-environmental NGO Verdejar with a judicial notice for immediate eviction to clear the land for a new substation. Members of […]