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Rio de Janeiro’s public safety director pledges ‘rigour’ in probe into slaying of man that sparked unrest

Source: Canada.com

Rio De Janeiro Celebrates Sao Jorge Day
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Rio de Janeiro’s top security official on Wednesday promised a rigorous investigation into the death of a young man that sparked overnight clashes in a slum near a key Olympic venue and did not rule out that police may have been responsible. Public Safety Director Jose Maria Beltrame told reporters the investigation would explore all possible hypotheses in the death of Douglas Rafael da Silva Pereira, whose body was found Tuesday in the Pa ...
Full article at: Canada.com 6 hours ago
 

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Rio ramps up security after deadly unrest

Source: Business Times Malaysia

Rio De Janeiro Celebrates Sao Jorge Day
RIO DE JANEIRO: Just 50 days before Brazil hosts the World Cup, authorities beefed up security Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro after a violent clash between residents and police in a slum near t ...
Full article at: Business Times Malaysia 7 hours ago
 

One dead as violent protests erupt in Rio

Source: My Sarawak

Rio De Janeiro Celebrates Sao Jorge Day
RIO DE JANEIRO: One person was shot dead as violent protests erupted Tuesday near Rio’s famed Copacabana beach […] ...
Full article at: My Sarawak 8 hours ago, 5:53pm CDT
 

Rio ramps up security after deadly unrest

Source: Channel News Asia

Shootings Break Out in Pacified Favela Near Copacabana Beach
RIO DE JANEIRO: Just 50 days before Brazil hosts the World Cup, authorities beefed up security in Rio de Janeiro after a violent clash between residents and police in a slum near the tourist haven of Copacabana beach.Dozens of military police, including members of a feared special forces battalion, moved into the Pavao-Pavaozinho slum, which is also near the well-heeled Ipanema district, an AFP journalist reported. ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 11 hours ago, 3:29pm CDT
 

Rio Neighborhood Mourns After Dancer's Death

Source: NBC News

Shootings Break Out in Pacified Favela Near Copacabana Beach
Friends and neighbors of the late Douglas Rafael da Silva Pereira prayed before playing soccer in a plaza near the spot where Pereira's body was found in the Pavao Pavaozinho slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazi ...
Full article at: NBC News 12 hours ago, 2:04pm CDT
 

7 weeks before World Cup, Rio is rocked by riot

Source: Southern California Public Radio

An officer from Brazilian Police Special Forces took aim Tuesday during the violent protest that broke out in one of Rio de Janeiro's slums. People there blame police for a young man's death, and say authorities are clamping down too hard in advance of this June's World Cup soccer tournament and the 2016 Summer Olympics, both of which will be held in Brazil.; Credit: Christophe Simon /AFP/Getty Images "A Rio de Janeiro ...
Full article at: Southern California Public Radio 14 hours ago, 12:38pm CDT
 

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Violent riots erupt in Rio de Janeiro just weeks before start of World Cup

Source: Mirror.co.uk

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The horrific violence followed the death of a 26-year-old dancer whose friends claimed had been murdered by t ...
Full article at: Mirror.co.uk 14 hours ago, 12:27pm CDT
 

Mother of slain man blames Rio police

Source: Business Times Malaysia

Rio De Janeiro Celebrates Sao Jorge Day
RIO DE JANEIRO: News reports say the mother of a young man whose death sparked clashes in a Rio de Janeiro slum blames police f ...
Full article at: Business Times Malaysia 15 hours ago, 10:59am CDT
 

Mother of slain man blames Rio police

Source: The Herald-Palladium

Rio De Janeiro Celebrates Sao Jorge Day
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — News reports say the mother of a young man whose death sparked clashes in a Rio de Janeiro slum blames police for her son's dea ...
Full article at: The Herald-Palladium 15 hours ago, 10:58am CDT
 



 

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