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Juliana M. de Souza

The Brazilian Winter

For the original full post in Portuguese by Dodô Azevedo on G1 click here. June 14, 2013 João do Rio, the famous nineteenth-century Carioca journalist and writer, used to [...]

June 14, 2013

Favelas Side by Side with Rio +20

Clique aqui para Português For the original article in Portuguese published in Viva Favela click here.  It was January. A hot, sunny Saturday. The thermometer marked 41°C [...]

May 14, 2012

Gentrifying the ‘Slave Quarters’

I edit a blog about Vidigal, Vidiga!. For some time I’ve been walking through the favela and hearing about the construction of a small luxury hotel, more precisely in the [...]

May 11, 2012

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