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Clashes as police evict squatters in Rio de Janeiro

12 April 2014 07:30:35 Panorama.am

A huge police operation to evict hundreds of families from abandoned buildings in Rio de Janeiro has ended with violent clashes and some injuries, the BBC reported. More than 1,500 police ...

Vice All News Time12 April 2014 07:30:35


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Clashes as police evict squatters in Rio de Janeiro

12 April 2014 02:53:48 WN.com - America News

A huge police operation to evict hundreds of families from abandoned buildings in Rio de Janeiro has ended with violent clashes and some injuries. More than 1,500 police officers had arrived at dawn to evict nearly 5,000 people from the site, belonging to a telecommunication company. Some families left peacefully, but clashes began when others resisted. Groups of squatters threw rocks at police who responded with tear gas and...

Vice All News Time12 April 2014 02:53:48


Clashes in Rio de Janeiro as Police Evict Squatters

12 April 2014 02:28:03 NYT > Americas

The violence, which erupted when officers removed thousands of people from a newly built favela, came just weeks before the World Cup of soccer.

Vice null Time12 April 2014 02:28:03


Brazil police clash with squatters in Rio de Janeiro

12 April 2014 02:00:42 WN.com - America News

11 April 2014 Last updated at 23:53 BST Police and squatters have clashed in Rio de Janeiro as officials moved in to evict up to 5,000 people from a building belonging to a local telecommunications company. The squatters had been occupying the area for 10 days and Brazil's courts ordered the repossession of...

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Clashes in Rio de Janeiro as Police Evict Squatters

11 April 2014 23:01:58 NYT > World

The violence, which erupted when officers removed thousands of people from a newly built favela, came just weeks before the World Cup of soccer.

Vice null Time11 April 2014 23:01:58


Gunmen attack Brazil army troops occupying slum in Rio de Janeiro

08 April 2014 17:50:08 FOX News

The Brazilian army says gunmen have launched at least five attacks against troops in the Rio de Janeiro slum complex occupied on Saturday in a bid to improve security two months before the start of the World Cup soccer tournament.

Vice All News Time08 April 2014 17:50:08


Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state has new governor

04 April 2014 17:41:05 WN.com - World News

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Luiz Fernando Pezao is the new governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro following the...

Vice All News Time04 April 2014 17:41:05


Brazil police push into Rio de Janeiro slums

30 March 2014 22:13:29 WN.com - World News

BRADLEY BROOKS Associated Press= RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — More than 1,400 police officers and Brazilian Marines rolled into a massive complex of slums near Rio de Janeiro's international airport before dawn Sunday in the latest security push ahead of this year's World Cup. Not a shot was fired as the Mare complex of 15 slums became the latest impoverished area to see security forces move in to take control and try to push out heavily armed drug gangs that have ruled Rio's shantytowns for decades. In the coming...

Vice All News Time30 March 2014 22:13:29


Brazil police push into Rio de Janeiro slums

30 March 2014 21:41:16 News24 World

More than 1 400 police officers have rolled into a massive complex of slums near Rio de Janeiro's international airport in the latest security push ahead of the World Cup.

Vice All News Time30 March 2014 21:41:16


Brazil police push into Rio de Janeiro slums

30 March 2014 21:18:42 News24 Top Stories

More than 1 400 police officers have rolled into a massive complex of slums near Rio de Janeiro's international airport in the latest security push ahead of the World Cup.        

Vice All News Time30 March 2014 21:18:42


World Briefing: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro Asks for Help to Fight Crime

22 March 2014 07:05:08 NYT > Americas

Brazil will send federal troops to Rio de Janeiro to help quell a surge in violent crime after attacks by drug traffickers on police posts.        

Vice All News Time22 March 2014 07:05:08


Rio de Janeiro to get federal troops to quell recent violence

22 March 2014 06:24:01 Panorama.am

The government in Brazil says it will send federal troops to Rio de Janeiro to help deal with a spate of violent attacks targeting the city's police, the BBC reported. The ...

Vice All News Time22 March 2014 06:24:01


World Briefing: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro Asks for Help to Fight Crime

22 March 2014 01:24:10 NYT > World

Brazil will send federal troops to Rio de Janeiro to help quell a surge in violent crime after attacks by drug traffickers on police posts.        

Vice All News Time22 March 2014 01:24:10


Rio de Janeiro seeks federal help to quell recent violence

21 March 2014 20:10:56 WN.com - America News

The governor of Rio de Janeiro state is meeting Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff to discuss a series of recent attacks against police facilities. Governor Sergio Cabral is expected to ask for support from federal troops after three police bases were attacked on Thursday. At least one officer was...

Vice All News Time21 March 2014 20:10:56


Rio de Janeiro police posts attacked

21 March 2014 03:49:23 WN.com - World News

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro police say suspected drug gang members have attacked three of the so-called police pacification posts set up recently in slums. At least one...

Vice All News Time21 March 2014 03:49:23


Rio de Janeiro police posts attacked

21 March 2014 03:18:43 WN.com - World News

RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro police say suspected drug gang members have attacked three of the so-called police...

Vice All News Time21 March 2014 03:18:43


Flamengo wins Guanabara Cup in Rio de Janeiro

10 March 2014 02:35:37 WN.com - World News

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Flamengo defeated Botafogo 2-0 at the Maracana on Sunday to secure the Guanabara Cup title; the first...

Vice All News Time10 March 2014 02:35:37


Carnival clean-up workers get armed guard in Rio de Janeiro

07 March 2014 15:32:55 WN.com - World News

A battalion of military police escorted sanitation workers in Rio de Janeiro after the city's biggest yearly event was marred by stinking rubbish. Mayor Eduardo...

Vice All News Time07 March 2014 15:32:55


Rio de Janeiro's raucous Carnival begins; massive street parties attract upward of 1 million

28 February 2014 18:50:04 WN.com - World News

Published February 28, 2014Associated Press A crowned and costumed Wilson Dias da Costa Neto, center, the 2014 King Momo or Carnival King, holds up the key of the city with Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes at a ceremony marking the official start of Carnival, in Rio de...

Vice All News Time28 February 2014 18:50:04


Rio de Janeiro's raucous Carnival begins

28 February 2014 18:50:04 WN.com - World News

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's mayor has opened the seaside city's raucous Carnival, the self-billed biggest party on the planet and Brazil's last big bash before it hosts this year's World Cup...

Vice All News Time28 February 2014 18:50:04


Apple opens its first South American store in Rio de Janeiro

16 February 2014 23:09:46 World feed

Nearly 1,700 impatient shoppers queued for hours for the grand opening of Apple's store in Rio de Janeiro, the first official outpost in South America and the most expensive place in the world to buy an iPhone.

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Apple opens its first South American store in Rio de Janeiro

16 February 2014 22:33:05 News feed

Nearly 1,700 impatient shoppers queued for hours for the grand opening of Apple's store in Rio de Janeiro, the first official outpost in South America and the most expensive place in the world to buy an iPhone.

Vice All News Time16 February 2014 22:33:05


Nadal Visits Christ The Redeemer In Rio de Janeiro (ATP Tour Inc)

16 February 2014 00:10:50 WN.com - World News

(Source: ATP Tour Inc) RIO OPEN PRESENTED BY CLARO HDTV 2014 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rafael Nadal visited Christ the Redeemer, a 30-metre statue of Jesus...

Vice All News Time16 February 2014 00:10:50


Brazil protests: TV journalist declared 'brain-dead' after being caught in Rio de Janeiro violence

11 February 2014 09:07:45 WN.com - World News

A Brazilian television station said one of its cameramen was declared brain-dead yesterday after being injured during a violent protest last week in Rio de Janeiro. Band TV said in a statement that Santiago...

Vice All News Time11 February 2014 09:07:45


Clashes at Rio de Janeiro Central Station fare rise protest

07 February 2014 05:50:48 WN.com - America News

7 February 2014 Last updated at 02:55 GMT Hundreds of people in Brazil have clashed with police during a protest against increased fares for public transport. Commuters were caught up in the violence at Rio de Janeiro's Central Station during rush hour. Riot police fired tear gas to disperse the crowd, while activists...

Vice All News Time07 February 2014 05:50:48


Clashes at Rio de Janeiro Central Station fare rise protest

07 February 2014 04:51:38 WN.com - World News

7 February 2014 Last updated at 02:55 GMT Hundreds of people in Brazil have clashed with police during a protest against increased fares for public transport. Commuters were caught up in the violence at Rio de Janeiro's Central Station during rush hour. Riot police fired tear gas to disperse the crowd, while activists...

Vice All News Time07 February 2014 04:51:38


6 suspects killed in shootouts with Rio de Janeiro police

04 February 2014 14:01:41 FOX News

Police in Rio de Janeiro say at least six people have been killed during shootouts between officers and suspected drug gang members.

Vice All News Time04 February 2014 14:01:41