Posted on | July 4, 2012 | No Comments
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since the pacification and UPP installation in Complexo do Alemão and surrounding favela communities in Zona Norte (North Zone), a rapid decrease in gunshot wound victims indicates safer streets for residents. … as caveirinhas (little skulls) in reference to the caveirões (big skulls), the older and larger armed vehicles that became the symbol of BOPE's presence during surprise incursions against organized crime in Rio's favelas.
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Gun Wounds Down in Complexo do Alemão | The Rio Times | Brazil …