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Wed September 18, 2013
A Cable Car Ride Gives Insight Into Rio's 'Pacified' Favelas
Originally published on Wed 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.