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Rio Officials Blame Militia For Irregular Constructions in Muzema

By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter

BRASILIA, BRAZIL – As more than 100 firefighters and civil defense agents race against time to find survivors trapped in rubble of two buildings which collapsed on Friday in the Muzema favela community, in the Western region of Rio de Janeiro, officials try to justify the lack of control over construction in the area. Engineers, however, say that the reasons for the lack of monitoring is weak.

“The justification that the inspectors could not enter because the community is run by the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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