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Date:
26 July 2016
Country:
United States of America Brazil
Title:
In Rio's bulldozed favelas, echoes of America's shantytowns.
Publication:
The Conversation
Reporter:
Goff, Lisa.
Description:

Equally famous feature of Rio - its miles and miles of vibrant, urban slums known as favelas - won't be on display. That's because the Rio city government has spent months evicting residents, demolishing their shacks and constructing miles of roadside walls to hide the shantytowns from view of arriving Olympic visitors.

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