by International Observers

Favela da Rocinha Braces for Change

November 11, 2011–Things are changing in Rocinha. The South Zone community is now effectively transitioning from being run by the notorious drug faction Amigos Dos Amigos (ADA) to a Pacifying Police Unit (UPP) force as […]

by Community Contributors

A Ride that Takes Courage

Clique aqui para Português If one happens to stumble upon Rio de Janeiro’s newest touristic hotspot, another over-the-top project provided by the PAC program, they would come across the trendy cable car that now spans […]