Brazil’s Navy Reclaims Parts of Olympic Boulevard in Rio’s Port Zone

Areas along the Orla Conde, by the Olympic Boulevard, was closed by the Navy with barrier gates along the Guanabara Bay and on the other side, where public facilities are installed by the city of Rio.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Access to the newly-revitalized Orla Conde walking path, open to the public until recently, has now been restricted by the Brazilian Navy. The 3.5 kilometer long corridor stretches the length of what was the Olympic Boulevard, running from the National Historical Museum and Candelária to the Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow) in the Port Zone and Praça Mauá.

Barrier gates prevented public access to the space along the Guanabara Bay side, as well as on the other side where the city of Rio has installed public . . .

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