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November 2012

Foreign Invasion of the Favela

Experts warn of risks as growth in demand boosts real estate values. For original article in O Globo click here (or here for the full version). The sound of Portuguese [...]

November 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

Funk and FLUPP: The Future of the Favela Party

“There is no more pleasure over there on the Hill of Pleasures [Morro dos Prazeres]…” This line, from the composition by the songwriter and poet Paulo César Pinheiro, [...]

November 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

After the House Was Torn Down

For original story in Portuguese in Pública, click here. “They don’t destroy just the house. They destroy that person’s entire life, their plans, and projects,” [...]

November 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

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