RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilians living in favelas are optimistic about this year's arrival, according to the survey "Sonho da Favela 2000" (Dreams From the Favela 2000), presented yesterday, January 2nd, to Agência Brasil.
The survey showed that eight out of ten favela residents in the country (81 percent of the total interviewed) believe life will improve in 2020, with 36 percent believing the improvement will be significant. Of the total number of respondents, 74 percent said they were happy, grading their happiness level between eight and ten.
Optimism includes financial and family life for eight out of . . .