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The French Fry King Of Rio de Janeiro
Ademar de Barros Moreira owns the legendary french fry stand Batata de Marcehal in Rio de Janeiro - selling french fries for over 30 years.
Under The Ink
Confronting Favela Violence Through Tattoos
In this episode of Under the Ink, VICE meets Tucka, a local tattoo artist in Rocinha, one of Rio de Janeiro's largest favelas.
Bullets & Ballet
Dancing through Gunshots in Brazil's Favelas
VICE follow ballet teacher, Tuany Nascimento and her school “On Tiptoes” in the favelas of Rio. In the centre of a feud between rival drug cartels and military police, her students, aged 4-15, regularly hide from gunfire during lessons.
VICE on HBO
Afghan Money Pit and The Pacification of Rio
Shane Smith travels to Kabul to follow the trail of American money pouring into the Afghan reconstruction. Then, VICE travels to Rio de Janeiro, where the Brazilian government took extreme measures to clean up the city for the World Cup and Olympics.