Local Radio Stations

“The intellectual, artistic, scientific freedom of opinion and press is guaranteed without censure or authorisation.” From the Brazilian constitution, Article 5
So any citizen has the right to express himself – even favelados. It is a basic right like breathing, thinking, living.

Why are local radio stations so important for favelados?


The statistics ‘level on education’ and ‘matters of local radio stations’ can be viewed on the RadioFavela site.
Auf deutsch könnt Ihr Lokalradios hier nachlesen. Dort findet Ihr auch die Statistiken über Ausbildungsniveau und Themen der Lokalradios in Brasilien.

Related Posts and Sites
World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters available in English, français y español
Interviews with Ruben César Fernandes, executive director of Viva Rio.
– other posts on the RadioProductionCentre (RPC)

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