Brazil: Olympic Games | beneficial for Rio do Janeiro ?
Rio 2016 is nearly over and much is made of the legacy that the Games leave, but who will actually benefit? Babita Sharma went to a newly renovated downtown area to talk to local anthropologist and activist Rubem Cesar Fernandes.
With the start of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics just days away, organisers have faced criticism that they have failed to honour commitments made in the original bid.
Wyre Davies reports
favela /faˈvɛlə/ noun : a Brazilian shack or shanty town; a slum.
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