Sign up for the Left Field newsletter

You have been successfully added to our newsletter.

Let our news meet your inbox

leftfield

Rio is awash in gunfire. New apps aim to quarantine the violence

copied!

Gun violence can be part of everyday life in Rio de Janeiro, where drug gangs fight over territory and police officers intervene forcefully. Last year, 6,590 people were killed in Rio de Janeiro. Frustrated, citizens are turning to smartphone apps which help them monitor violent incidents in their neighborhoods in near real-time.Feb.06.2018

Originals

  • Why Millennials not getting married may be a good thing

    02:44
  • Taxi to Canada: Drivers shuttle migrants out of Trump's America

    06:33
  • Meet Mama Cat, the Chef Saving St. Louis with Spaghetti

    04:54
  • Why silver medalists seem like the saddest people at the Olympics

    02:01
  • How America's love of watching sports created superhuman athletes

    02:38
  • Colombia's cash crop: flowers for Valentine's Day

    08:49
MORE FROM leftfield