Baixada Fluminense


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Baixada Fluminense

(bīshä`də flo͞omēnēNn`sə), coastal lowland region, Rio de Janeiro state, SE Brazil. It extends c.250 mi (400 km) from Sepetiba Bay to the Paraíba River between the Serro do Mar and the Atlantic Ocean. Intensive farming, especially near Rio de Janeiro, is practiced. Formerly marshy and disease-ridden, much of the region was drained in the 1930s.
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Costa said that 80% of the violent killings and disappearances in the state of Rio de Janeiro occur in favelas and other marginalized areas, such as the Baixada Fluminense, a highly populated area of the city with a high index of extreme poverty.
for the management of a hotel under development in Sao Joao do Meriti, state of Rio de Janeiro, one of Baixada Fluminense region's main municipalities, located in the Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan area.
Responsavel pelo policiamento de boa parte da Baixada Fluminense, o Batalhao tem como area de atuacao uma grande quantidade de favelas e uma miriade de bairros populares com elevados indices de violencia, sendo inedito para os policiais deslocarem-se ate uma favela para verificar a veracidade de uma informacao daquele tipo.
Charles also touched to receive a football shirt from a team who play in the Baixada Fluminense slum.
The Prince was visiting Casa da Cultura, a centre run by the charity ActionAid in the Baixada Fluminense slum on the outskirts of Rio.
Despite fears for his safety, the prince has insisted on going to Sao Joao de Meriti, in Baixada Fluminense, on the second day of his tour of Brazil and Mexico.
It cuts through the heart of the Baixada Fluminense, a sprawling lowlands of slums north of Rio de Janeiro, where rapid growth created an urban nightmare of poverty, deforestation, neglect and violence.
E o que acompanhamos no ultimo artigo, sobre uma encenacao memorial e educativa levada a efeito pela mae de santo de um terreiro de candomble na Baixada Fluminense.
The Company was assured that the BreastCare purchase from Nova Iguacu and surrounding territory of Baixada Fluminense in the State of Rio de Janeiro is in the final stage of completion and will result in a major distribution contract and purchase order.
OB) announced today, that its Brazilian managers and medical representatives met at the Health Municipal Partnership for Baixada Fluminense (CISBAF) to discuss the expansion of the Women's Health Project (includes BreastCare) for the Baixada Fluminense territory.
The Nova Iguacu region includes 14 cities in Baixada Fluminense with an aggregate population of over 1,000,000.