RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Minister of Environment, Ricardo Salles, intends to convert a museum into a boutique hotel, with the support of private enterprise; however, the population does not approve of the idea.
As far as the Federal Government is concerned, the Environment Museum, located within the Botanical Garden in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, should be converted into a boutique hotel.
Minister of Environment Ricardo Salles was at the site last Monday, November 30th, and left with this intention, which will have the support of private business.
Salles' concept, however, is starting to produce negative reactions . . .