Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro

Latest from Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro

3,000 troops fan out in Rio high-risk areas ahead of polls

Some 3,000 soldiers and marines were deployed to tighten security in high-risk areas of Rio ahead of upcoming municipal elections, authorities said.

2 Oct 2012 - 9:59AM

Some 3,000 soldiers and marines were deployed to tighten security in high-risk areas of Rio ahead of upcoming municipal elections, authorities said.

3,000 troops fan out in Rio high-risk areas ahead of polls
Rio mayor Paes re-elected

Riding a wave of support from Rio’s slums, Eduardo Paes was re-elected mayor and now takes up the challenge of overseeing major infrastructure projects ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

8 Oct 2012 - 3:32PM

Riding a wave of support from Rio’s slums, Eduardo Paes was re-elected mayor and now takes up the challenge of overseeing major infrastructure projects ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Rio mayor Paes re-elected
Brazil youths protest in Rio, Sao Paulo over missing citizen
More Brazil street protests as public demands reform
Brazil’s social unrest easing but turning more radical
Brazil court sentences three for rape of American student in Rio
Ronaldinho’s World Club hopes in balance after injury