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    CatComm Co-Organizer of Debate on Water

    On Tuesday, April 15, a forum focused on water and sanitation was hosted in Morro da Providência with six panelists consisting of community members, technical experts, and NGO representatives discussing the challenges of improving water access and [...]
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    Why We Should Call them Favelas

    Rio’s favelas are some of the most written about, scrutinized, and studied low-income communities in the world. Yet in this constant, often well-meaning spotlight, favela communities are consistently misrepresented by lazy choices in the language [...]
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    RioOnWatch: Our Community News Site

    As Rio de Janeiro prepares for the World Cup 2014 and 2016 Olympics, the city is undergoing rapid urban transformations. Private investment, construction and infrastructure projects and government interventions are reshaping Rio and its famous [...]