Global Affairs & Human Geography Digital Knowledge Source
12.5K views | +0 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Allison Anthony
onto Global Affairs & Human Geography Digital Knowledge Source
Scoop.it!

Razing The Slums, Evicting The Poor To Gentrify Rio For World Cup

Razing The Slums, Evicting The Poor To Gentrify Rio For World Cup | Global Affairs & Human Geography Digital Knowledge Source | Scoop.it

Razing The Slums, Evicting The Poor To Gentrify Rio For World Cup - Worldcrunch. com. Ever wonder what the world knows you don't? Worldcrunch for the best foreign-language journalism. Delivered in English.

 

With much of the world's eyes looking at Brazil over the next few years for World Cup soccer, then the Olympics, they have been trying to spruce up the place.  With a population over 6 million, there is a lot of fixing up and covering up going on, in many cases to the detriment of the millions of poor people who live in the favelas there.  Do they have a rug big enough to sweep them under?

more...
No comment yet.
Global Affairs & Human Geography Digital Knowledge Source
Why What is Where:  The Digital Knowledge Source for Geography & Global Affairs
Curated by Allison Anthony