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Rio Violence

Violent Clash Erupts In Rio Over Bus Fare Hike

AP | RENATA BRITO | Posted 02.07.2014 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police and protesters violently clashed in Rio de Janeiro's main train station Thursday in a demonstration against a 10-cent h...

Violence Rattles Rio Shantytowns Ahead Of World Cup

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2014 | World

By Paulo Prada RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Daily shootouts are rattling two of Rio de Janeiro's slums, communities that until re...

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 ...