Photo and caption by Felipe Fittipaldi
Kite battle at Santa Marta ghetto, Rio de Janeiro. For many years, the kites were used to alert the drug dealers when their enemies were coming. The place were a “war zone” controlled by traffikers that were in constant conflits against each other to control the drug market. Fews years ago, Santa Marta was occupied by the Pacifier Police Division that released the popullation from the traffic domination.
Location: Santa Marta, Rio de Janeiro