By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia (INCT) Observatório das Metrópoles (Metropolis Observatory), in conjunction with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), has just released the results of a massive study that looked at the living conditions of 5,565 municipalities across Brazil.
In a one hundred-plus page document released late last week, the organization revealed Brazil’s best and worst hundred cities based on the INCT’s quality of life score, called the Urban Welfare Index . . .