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Brazil must rethink favela policing as 25 die in raid

Today, Rio de Janeiro’s most lethal police operation on record brings law enforcement strategy into question. Health Minister Queiroga infuriates Covid inquiry with evasive deposition. Reservoirs in trouble as rainfall hits 91-year low.

Deadliest police operation shows failures to curb state violence

Deadliest police operation shows failures to curb state violence
Rio’s special operations force has a knife and skull on its insignia, symbolizing victory over death. Photo: Celso Pupo/Shutterstock

A drug bust in Jacarezinho, a favela in northern...

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