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By Nicole Eberhard, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Favela tours in Rio de Janeiro are a controversial subject. As the Rio has been working to pacify many of the communities with the UPP (Police Pacification Units), tours have...
By Lindsay Spratt, Sub Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - Two weeks after Rio de Janeiro made international headlines for its Olympic win, the city was back on front pages worldwide this weekend after an outbreak of violence left fifteen dead...

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