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Addressing Rio’s Homeless

By Oscar Maldonado, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - A one-off operation took place in Rio’s Copacabana neighborhood three weeks ago when 89 homeless people occupying sidewalk corners were taken off the street and given provisional shelter in the premises of the Centro de Recepção da Rede de Acolhimento do Município. The group consisted of 68 men, 15 adolescents, a family of 5 and one solitary child.

These 89 people belong to a far larger group which represents a very real problem the city faces: according to a national survey by the Ministério . . .

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