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Mensajes etiquetados Rio de Janeiro

Officials Spent Big on Olympics, but Rio Natives Are Paying the Price | NY Times

With the Olympic Games going on nearby, life in Rio de Janeiro’s poorer areas remains difficult. Inequality is stark in the city, and violence and drug gangs are major concerns within its favelas. New’s Text: RIO DE JANEIRO — A thousand metaphysical miles from the well-heeled Olympic zone, a couple of activists and I entered […]

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[Recomendación de Libro] Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, a New Urban World.

“Urban development history has been replete with competing claims to legitimacy in land ownership and use. An estimated one billion people currently live in urban communities without legal claim to the land. These squatters and the built environment that they inhabit have been the subject of much concern, yet there has been a relative shortage of study […]

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