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Militias, corruption and COVID: Rio de Janeiro’s deepening crisis

16 mins | Mar 16, 2021
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The city is a ticking time-bomb. Life in Rio de Janeiro has become a dangerous affair: raging gang wars have killed thousands of innocent people, COVID-19 has created both a health crisis and a deep recession, and the historically corrupt government is doing little to help. Bryan Harris guides us through the web of issues facing the deteriorating city and talks to those fighting to save it.
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