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Rio's poor rally at posh beach to protest killings

Rio De Janeiro - Hundreds of residents from Rio de Janeiro's ultra-violent favelas descended on the posh Copacabana beach area Sunday to plead for an end to lethal shootouts between drug traffickers and police.

Review: 'In the Shadow of the Hill' gives a voice to Brazil's favelas Special

'In the Shadow of the Hill' feels like it should be some kind of Orwellian fiction — it details a place where police make residents feel less safe all in the name of "pacification."

Favelas ban for Aussie athletes upsets Rio Olympics organisers

Sydney - The Australian Olympic Committee has upset Rio officials by imposing a ban on their athletes going to the city's favelas during this year's Olympic Games over security fears.
 

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People living in Brazil s Favelas (slums) will not reap any benefits from having the 2014 World Cup ...
People living in Brazil's Favelas (slums) will not reap any benefits from having the 2014 World Cup Games played in their country.
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Favelas in Río de Janeiro
Favelas in Río de Janeiro

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