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Rio Favela to be Demolished for Olympics: Daily

By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vila Autódromo, a favela situated in the heart of Barra's Olympic Park and nearby Rock City, will be removed by 2013 to allow for further Olympic construction, a new public notice states.  The Department of Housing aims to resettle the community's families by next year at Carioca Residential Park, a residency situated one kilometer away.

The decision has been met with much opposition by those who have viewed Vila . . .

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