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Brazil's disappearing favelas

Brazil's disappearing favelas | Geography Education | Scoop.it

Infrastructure demanded by the sporting world's most powerful corporate interests render families homeless in Brazil.

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Nick Flanagan's curator insight, December 12, 2012 6:34 PM

While I'm glad that they are dong something for their poor, it makes me wonder if they are only doing it for the upcoming world cup and olympics.  I just wonder if they are trying to hide some of what really goes on there from tourists so they will think everything in brazil is all good. 

Erica Tommarello's curator insight, October 2, 2013 9:52 AM

FIFA 2014 is being hosted in Brazil. This article details the completely flawed and inhumane plan that Brazil has to get ready for the madness of FIFA. They seem to be too caught up in artificial aesthetic and have lost focus on development, while displacing thousands of poor Brazilians on the way.

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