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By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Minister of Tourism for Brazil, Gaston Vieira, visited the Complexo do Alemão on Monday in order to view the district’s novel gondola transportation system and observe the changes that have occurred in the neighborhood since its pacification.

The visit was at the invitation of Rio’s ministers for tourism and transportation Ronald Ázaro and Julio Lopes, with the aim of highlighting the cable car's importance in the community.

During the visit Minister Vieira took the opportunity to announce greater co-operation between state and federal governments with the . . .

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