Culture invades Babilônia

Posted at 31 May
By Priscilla Piffer
Culture invades Babilônia

Last Friday (27/05) morning the Fransisco Paes Beltrame Room was inaugurated at a middle school run by the Resident’s Association at the pacified community of Babilônia, Rio’s south zone. The idea of making homage to the Security Secretary’s son came from the residents. . . »

At Alemão, preview of the documentary 4 X UPP shows how is the life inside the pacified communities

Posted at 24 May
By Priscilla Piffer
At Alemão, preview of the documentary 4 X UPP shows how is the life inside the pacified communities

Last Saturday (21/05), the Nova Brasília Cinema Club, at Coplexo do Alemão, Rio’s North Zone, welcomed a special preview: the documentary 4 X UPP. The film was directed by four young filmmakers who live in pacified communities in Rio, and the project was coordinated by Cacá Diegues. . . »

More pacified communities in the north zone

Posted at 17 May
By Priscilla Piffer
More pacified communities in the north zone

The 17th Pacifying Police Unit (UPP) was inaugurated today (17/05) in Rio. Commanded by Captain Luiz Piedade, the unit – UPP São Carlos – counts on 252 police officers, amongst them two officials, ten superior officers and 49 women. . . »

A wall no longer necessary

Posted at 16 May
By Andrea Lua
A wall no longer necessary

The initiative came from the officers of UPP Fogueteiro, Fallet and Coroa, as well as from members of the Pereira Passos Municipal Institute of Urbanism (IPP). The wall, which had been built to avoid innocents getting shot during opposite gangs’ battles, started to be brought down on May 4th. . . »


UPP throws party for officers’ mums and for the residents of Pavão-Pavãozinho/Cantagalo on Mother’s Day

Posted at 13 May
By Priscilla Piffer
UPP throws party for officers’ mums and for the residents of Pavão-Pavãozinho/Cantagalo on Mother’s Day

Over 50 women, among officers’ mums, residents from pacified communities and members of the project “Women for Peace” took part in a special breakfast to celebrate Mother’s Day... »

Easter celebrations at Fallet and Prazeres

Posted at 13 May
By Charbelly Estrella
Easter celebrations at Fallet and Prazeres

Cotton candy, bouncing castle, face painting, music, dancing and games – just a few examples of how different the afternoon of last April 20th was at the municipal day care center in the district of Fallet. . . »