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Rio De Janeiro Violence

Rio Slum Erupts In Violence

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Rio de Janeiro slum erupted in violence late Tuesday following the killing of a popular local figure, with angry residents s...

Rio Officials Ask For Federal Help After Slum Attacks

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 03.22.2014 | Latino Voices

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Top officials from Rio de Janeiro said Friday they want elite federal police and possibly army troops sent to the city to help...

Wave Of Violence Hits Rio As Cars Burn

AP | JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — Police raided gang-ruled shantytowns Wednesday, setting off clashes that killed 14 people as authorities try to halt a wave of ...