Getting Ready For The Soccer World Cup -One Year To Go For Brazil.A Report by Joscha Weber & André de Medeiros Costa.
From January, Brazil will be soon ruled by former military leaders. There is growing support for this in Congress, but ever more people fear there will be a coup. Thomas Milz reports from Rio de Janeiro.
Authorities in Rio de Janeiro have struggled to bring rampant crime under control. While the wealthy can adjust their daily lives to cope with the violence, residents of the city's favelas are trapped.
Six months after Brazil's military was deployed in Rio de Janeiro under the guise of improving public safety, crime continues to be a problem. Critics say the operation is nothing but "a show for Brazil's middle class."
The murder of a group of street children in Rio de Janeiro sent shockwaves around the world 25 years ago. The Candelaria massacre showed a side of Brazil that doesn’t make the postcards, but is still a reality today.
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