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By Matthew Elliott, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rocinha has benefited from government investments in recent years but the latest PAC 2 plan including a cable car for the massive favela has met opposition by some community members. President Rousseff visited the neighborhood on June 14th to announce the plan, just before national protests erupted questioning how money was being spent, among other issues.

An investment of R$2.66 billion was declared to assist developments in Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?