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Rio’s Homeless Population Increases 150% in Three Years

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Municipal Office of Social Assistance of Rio de Janeiro estimates that the number of people sleeping on the streets of the city has increased more than 150 percent in the last three years, according to a government news report.

Last year alone, authorities estimate there were 14,200 people homeless in Rio de Janeiro. The shelters available today can not even contain twenty percent of that number, according . . .

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