By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - In many respects Brazil is a country of striking contrast, where else can one walk down a street with chic condos on one side and a favela on the other?
In a country where a tiny fraction live in conditions comparable to Western Europe while the less fortunate eke out an existence well below the poverty line, there is plenty here to occupy the time and energy of the selfless few who try to make a difference in the lives of ordinary Cariocas.
One such individual is American Zak Paster, founder of . . .