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A woman in a favela in São Paulo holds up a facemask (Reuters/A. Perobelli)

Brazil’s 13 Million Favela Residents Forced to Fight Coronavirus by Themselves

When the novel coronavirus began spreading in Brazil, it was predominantly wealthy people who ...

Brazil Wrestles from Drug Lords Latin America’s Largest Favela in Rio

Close to 3,000 men backed by helicopters and armored vehicles from the federal, military ...

Brazilian Police Kill Drug Lord. Gangs Fight to Control His Cocaine Points.

One of Brazil’s most wanted drug lords was killed in a shootout with police ...

Favelas Will Change When People Feel Proud of Living There

When someone hears about life in the slums of Brazil, Kenya or other places ...