Letter to the Editor
Gabriel Borda – 22 years old – an activist
When you enter Rio de Janeiro, you might encounter a wall that has been built. A tourist might never know what this is for. In South Africa, one might observe a similar structure while driving from the airport in one of the cities.
‘The Government is erecting a wall to hide the slums or ‘favelas’ from the discerns of the tourists,’ Gabriel Lombardo Borda, a 22-year-old youth activist from Rio de Janeiro that I met at the 5th World Youth Congress in Turkey earlier last . . .