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April 2012

Bangu’s Striking Heat

Originally in Portuguese in Viva Favela here. The start of March marks the end of summer, disappointing those Rio locals (cariocas) who frequent the beaches, swimming pools [...]

April 20, 2012

Favela Orgânica’s 1st Tasty Taster

With a menu that proudly announces the inclusion of orange peel, watercress stems and pumpkin skin, Sunday’s Favela Orgânica taster event was an exciting introduction to [...]

April 18, 2012

Rocinha “Wakes Up” with Capoeira

Located at the Rocinha Sports Center, Manel Costa runs his ‘Acorda’ (Wake Up) capoeira school, where he trains over three hundred students from the community of Rocinha. [...]

April 12, 2012

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