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By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - He bought his first compact camera when he was thirteen. “I didn't even have to take a picture. Just looking through the lens viewer was magical,” says photographer Mauricio...
By Helen Trouten Torres, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over forty of Rio’s favelas are to lose their ‘unofficial’ status and be reclassified as official municipal ‘urban communities’ under new city hall minimum quality standards. The plans...

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