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Favelas Demolished as Rains Kill 230

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO – Last week’s flooding wreaked havoc in Rio with the heaviest rains in fifty years bringing the city to a standstill on Tuesday and Wednesday. With the death toll now estimated at around 250 people following a huge landslide in Morro do Bumba, the Governor Sergio Cabral and Mayor Eduardo Paes are beginning the difficult process of relocating families and demolishing houses considered to still be in areas of risk.

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