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About Dandara Tinoco

Dandara Tinoco coordinates the Instinct for Life homicide reduction campaign at the Igarapé Institute. She is a journalist and holds a master's degree in Public Policy and Development from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). 

Articles by Dandara Tinoco

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Crece (otra vez) la milicia en Rio de Janeiro

Inicialmente, las milicias aseguraron territorio, garantizaron la ley y el orden, y lograron cierta legitimidad. Pero se han convertido en bandas criminales despiadadas, que compiten con las de narcotraficantes. English

Rio de Janeiro's militia on the rise (again)

Initially, the militias secured territory, guaranteed law and order, and achieved some legitimacy. But they have become ruthless criminal gangs, competing with those of drug traffickers. Español

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