On February 22, 2016, police officers killed 19-year-old Igor Silva in the Maré favela in Rio de Janeiro. Many newspapers only covered the official version of events: that the teenager was injured during a clash with police and then died en route to the hospital. He was allegedly in possession of a 40-calibre pistol and a bullet-proof vest.
Brazil was a great choice for the Olympics.
Come for the Zika! Stay for the violence!