Drug Dealers Explain Elections in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas – Rio De Janeiro Video

published: 2018-10-04 14:44:45

If drug trafficking dominates entire swaths of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil, it is an important political actor and must be heard during this tense national moment. Yet while major newspapers and TV news broadcasters regularly produce flashy headlines about violence and crime, most refuse to even utter the names of these powerful gangs, arguing it would legitimate the power they already possess.

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  1. Dreadful times when the dealers have to explain exactly how it works. :/

  2. When drug dealers know more about the problem than the (economic) elite.


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