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Proposed Rio slum barrier likened to Israeli security barrier

The slums of Dona Marta in Rio, Brazil, are encroaching too much on the famous Atlantic Rainforest that surrounds it, according to the Brazilian government, and their solution is to build a three-foot high wall…


Recife: A typical house from a typical family

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