Column by Henry Montalto, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Avenida Niemeyer, a major artery connecting Rio's upscale Leblon and São Conrado neighborhoods, as well as being the sole access to the Vidigal favela community, has been closed for more than a week. Now the only viable route is a set of already damaged tunnels connecting Gávea and São Conrado. 

In Gávea and Leblon, residents complain of heavy traffic and . . .

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