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Rio Olympic Evictions Roundup

Clique aqui para Português Since October 2009 when Rio was selected to host the 2016 Olympics, more than 8,000 people have been evicted from their homes. Tens of thousands [...]

August 20, 2012

Favela Community Land Trusts?

Clique aqui para Português Vidigal overlooking the ocean – residents will be receiving title within 3 years. Rumor has it speculators wait in the wings to purchase [...]

March 16, 2012

On the Origin of ‘Favela’

‘Please be careful when you open the overhead luggage after landing, and please remember there is still time to give a donation to our youth program in the favelas. [...]

February 14, 2012

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