By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A small favela known as Matinha that sits next to up-market São Conrado has been earmarked for demolition by Rio de Janeiro’s city council after a study by Geo-Rio (the city’s Geotechnical Institute) found that 100 percent of the houses were located in areas at a high risk from Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here