A Cable Car Ride Gives Insight Into Rio's 'Pacified' Favelas

Sep 18, 2013
Originally published on September 18, 2013 8:46 pm

Brazil's favelas, or slums, are notoriously violent places, and in recent years, the Brazilian government has attempted to establish order through police-run "pacification" programs. A cable car ride above several favelas gives a clearer view of what's happened in the communities in recent years.