Woman Is Mugged on Live TV in Brazil . . . As She Is Being Interviewed About the Lack of Police

Chris Pleasance, Daily Mail (London), April 10, 2014

A Brazilian woman has been mugged on live TV in Rio de Janeiro while giving an interview about the high crime rate in the area.

The woman, whose name is not given, was complaining about the lack of police in broad daylight yesterday when a thief attempted to snatch her gold necklace.

While the would-be criminal did not get away with the jewellery, he did break the fragile gold chain in his attempt before fleeing across the road into oncoming traffic.

The interviewer, working for RJTV, attempts to chase the failed thief down, but the petty criminal is too fast for him.

Rio is a city known worldwide for its high crime rate, especially in the nearly-1,000 favelas outside the main city where gang and drug-related crime is rife.

In August alone last year there were 406 killings in the city and surrounding state, an increase of 40 per cent on the year before.

There were also 629 robberies on public transport just in August , while muggings soared by nearly 40 per cent as well.

The video will serve as yet another warning to any football fans travelling to the city this summer for the World Cup to be on their guard.

Recently armed soldiers backed up by helicopters and armoured vehicles stormed one of Brazil’s largest favelas, Complexo da Mare, in what was thought to be an attempted clean-up ahead of the sporting competition.

Roughly 1,400 soldiers and police officers patrolled the streets in a show of force last month in an attempt to bring gang violence in the impoverished area down.

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  • Oil Can Harry

    (Sigh) Another young DREAMER who wants to enrich the US by moving here.

    We should kick him in his Brazil nuts.

  • WR_the_realist

    You are seeing the future of multicultural America.

    • Strike_Team

      Come to Los Angeles County. It’s already here.

      • me

        And we thought California’s end would be of sliding into the ocean….not an invasion of short, brown, freeloading, and criminal Mestizos.

      • Jon Doe

        yup… you forgot ,Texas, Arizona, Nevada, the Entire South. The only good thing is, they are pushing onto Black territory and gang shootings is a daily occurrence. They hate each other and its great, now.. only if we can send them both to Mexico and have them kill each other over there, we all have dreams, right?

      • Luca

        And Riverside, San Bernardino, and Kern counties as well.

  • Alfa158

    Colleague of mine was held up at gunpoint in broad daylight in Rio when he ducked under the awning of a sidewalk cafe to get out of a cloudburst. My colleague gave up his wallet and watch but refused to give up his wedding ring and was able to not get shot only because there was a cop across the street pointedly looking the wrong way. Being Latin American himself, my friend guessed the cop and the local thugs had a live and let live understanding that stopped short of the thugs flat out shooting someone in front of a cop.

    • BonV.Vant

      A coworker of mine, a guy from Brazil, once commented that a McDonald’s in Brazil would NEVER have one of those self serve soda fountains. He said the theft would be tremendous and that just having that opportunity there would attract all of the worst people to the place.

      • Alfa158

        Self-serve will disappear here as well. One thing about being in international business is that I get to see our future.

      • libertarian1234

        Yes, it would be just like having a self-serve counter in black areas here.

        Right now they’ve made their own self-serve business by flash mobbing stores and picking up anything they want.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    Brazil: the kind of country we’re making the United States into.

    • IstvanIN

      Not we’re, they are.

      • libertarian1234

        Yes, I think that’s right.

        Every black area is proof positive, and they’re beginning to expand into suburban areas and beaches.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    I’m surprised they didn’t also try to steal the video camera. Probably that’s next.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    Rio is a city known worldwide for its high crime rate, especially in the nearly-1,000 favelas outside the main city where gang and drug-related crime is rife.

    Isn’t Rio de Janeiro supposed to be a great tourist destination–the place with the giant statue of Jesus overlooking the bay?

    Yeah, right.

    • So CAL Snowman

      Christ the Redeemer or Cristo Redentor

    • BonV.Vant

      I heard a Brazillian guy in Boston telling about his wonderful visit back to Brazil. He was robbed on the beach in Rio. He was still trying to say that Brazil was a good place. Any one of them that says that should be immediately shipped back there. BTW, a good portion of the Brazillians from South Brazil are 100% white. Some with blonde hair and blue eyes, German ancestry.

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    In the next few decades, the US will have a homicide rate that’s just as high as Brazil’s or even higher. Endless mass 3rd world immigration will eventually lead to a future mass white emigration to the racially homogeneous countries of eastern Europe.

    • Long Live Dixie

      In the next few decades, the US will have a homicide rate that’s just as high as Brazil’s or even higher.

      It’ll still be the fault of guns.

      • So CAL Snowman

        Brazil has around 10 guns for every 100 Brazilians. The United States has around 110 guns for every 100 Americans. Brazil averages 45,000 homicides annually. The United States averages 16,500 homicides annually. Guns don’t kill people, blacks and mulattoes do.

        • LACountyRedneck

          I misplaced all my guns and ammo somewhere between the 3rd and 4th hole of our last miniature golf tournament.

        • Strike_Team

          So do mestizos and indios. Our homicide rates are slightly worse than what is published.

        • Long Live Dixie

          Just to be clear, my post was a prediction of what the liberals will say.

    • Strike_Team

      I think that there will be some type of revolution in Western and Northern Europe, eventually, that will end up with those lands being white, racially homogenous and having a very different attitude toward the rest of the world. I’m not so sure about the US, and feel there’s a very good chance whites will “leave” and let the US dissolve into the mess we’re already dealing with in major metropolitan areas here.

      • BonV.Vant

        From your lips to God’s ears my friend

      • wildfirexx

        Who was it that said…”I Have A Dreammm”!

      • I don’t share your optimism, but I sure hope you are right.

  • Luca

    Welcome to the jungle, where the natives are always grabbing the low hanging “fruit”.

  • So CAL Snowman

    I HIGHLY recommend the documentary about Brazil entitled Manda Bala (Send a Bullet)

    “The film details many of the reasons for Brazil’s corruption including the fact that politicians in office there are exempt from civilian court proceedings, with the consequence that they will never be punished for crimes they commit in office. Another factor — and the
    other driving point of the film — is the ubiquity of kidnapping in Brazil, which ensures that the likelihood of redressing these crimes is fairly low and that someone’s enemies (political or otherwise) are apt to disappear fairly easily.”

    You can watch Manda Bala on vimeo(dot)com or hulu(dot)com or just google “Manda Bala” and click the “video” button and you will find many links. It’s up there with “Cocaine Cowboys” and shows you just how lawless Brazil really is.

    • Sick of it

      Sounds like America.

  • ftex

    The world cup will be interesting. There will be more action off the field than on it! Brazil, in general, is cesspool. If you are a tourist and stick only to the high-end locales and do not venture off, you may be OK. Otherwise, you are risking your life and safety.

  • Hispanics are natural-born thieves and liars. They cannot adopt to a Western style of morality that emphasizes honesty. They WILL be the DEATH of the Northern Hemisphere. Petty theft is rampant in south Texas. And the murder rate seems to be rising, although the press conspires to keep crime stats under wraps.

  • MekongDelta69

    Was this in DIE-Troit?

    Oh wait. Nvm

  • Sick of it

    See the black patches around her eyes? She’s related to the thief, even if distantly.

  • Johnny Squire

    It looks like a female officer getting out of that police car. Just like in a America, Brazil doesn’t take law enforcement seriously.

  • jeffaral

    If You mix Africans with Indians and Portuguese you get a low-IQ country like Brownzil.

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  • Rex

    These born criminals are not Latino. Latino. Latino (Lingua Latina) it’s only a language and it doesn’t have nothing to do with speaking Spanish or being mestizo. These people are Ibero-Indians and they are changing this Country into a cesspool of filth,degradation and immorality with the help of Blacks.
    As long as there are 37% and more of White liberals, that is millions of Whites still in the Democratic Party, a Party which is today clearly an anti-White Party, and keep voting Democrat I’ll tell you that the decades will be very challenging for Whites.

    • trouble maker

      The Democratic party is not anti white , however they are anti White Heterosexual because that is who makes up the bulk of the conservative party that they are opposing.