Favelas Moved for World Cup and Olympics

By Samuel Elliott Novacich, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Few people dispute the fact that the face of Rio de Janeiro is changing, though an increasing number of individuals are quick to argue that many of the changes currently affecting the city are not as Utopian as they seem. On the brink of hosting two major sporting events, the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games, Rio has recently drawn increased international attention . . .

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