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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Current research shows that many of Rio de Janeiro's favelas are continuing to grow, despite recent evictions of settlements and containment efforts by the city. Since 2008 Rio de Janeiro...
By  Sarah Brown, contributing reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Hailing from Denmark, the Harbaeks Construções e Reformas construction company has recently opened up in Copacabana, offering expatriates and Brazilians an extensive list of building services for their homes and...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — The city of Rio officials announced Tuesday a month-long forced eviction and demolition of favela Metrô-Mangueira in Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone), which sits adjacent to the metro train line....
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A small favela known as Matinha that sits next to up-market São Conrado has been earmarked for demolition by Rio de Janeiro’s city council after a study...

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