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Real Estate Speculation in Maré

Original Portuguese article published by Viviane Oliveira in Viva Favela. In the 16 communities that make up the Maré Favela Complex, the same fate awaits all those with dreams of owning their own home: rising property […]

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The Igreja da Penha and the North Zone

Visitors arriving in Rio de Janeiro are greeted not by Copacabana or Christ the Redeemer, as the postcards suggest, but by a white church perched atop a domed hill. It is the first landmark visible […]

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A Ride that Takes Courage

Clique aqui para Português If one happens to stumble upon Rio de Janeiro’s newest touristic hotspot, another over-the-top project provided by the PAC program, they would come across the trendy cable car that now spans […]

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Lessons from the Pan-American Games

The Pan-American Games, held in Rio de Janeiro in 2007, set several precedents for the mega-events that will be hosted by the city in the next half dozen years. Hosting the Games established Rio as […]