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The pop star posed in camouflage with Rio de Janeiro police last week amid a police violence epidemic.
Rio De janeiro is so beautiful that is almost magical.
Deadly police violence, corruption and a recession have undermined support for the security initiative.
Internet companies struggle to collect data for informal communities, so activists did the work for them.
Photos from "Olympic Favela" capture the defiance of Rio residents evicted ahead of the Games.
"No." "Here!" He turned and moved to egress. Galvanized, I stepped between him and the door. I grabbed the frame in one hand
I just was sitting up on the roof gazing around at the beautiful sights and taking in the incredible variation of different
Brazil is a lovely South American country that I had always wanted to visit. Traveling there with my family was as delightful as I thought it would be, spending our time in Rio, enjoying the beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema and taking in all of the sights.
Chances are you have passed by one of Eduardo Kobra's street art murals. His kaleidoscope style images have transformed city walls and sidewalks across the globe into colorful sights that pay homage to some of the world's most influential figures like Martin Luther King Jr. and Dalai Lama.
We cannot continue to allow citizens to be killed every day in cold blood because we consider confrontations between cops and criminals to be "natural."