Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, scenes : News Photo

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, scenes

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 19: A partially-destroyed home in the Providéncia favela overlooks downtown, on September 19, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. One third of the buildings in the neighborhood are being demolished for an Olympic stadium, a gondola and other 'improvements' by the government. Many residents fear city planners are trying to upgrade this lower-class neighborhood near downtown to a middle class area where the poor will be pushed out. Favelas are informal settlements, traditionally without electricity, water and sewage services. (Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 19: A partially-destroyed home in the Providéncia favela overlooks downtown, on September 19, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. One third of the buildings in the neighborhood are being demolished for an Olympic stadium, a gondola and other 'improvements' by the government. Many residents fear city planners are trying to upgrade this lower-class neighborhood near downtown to a middle class area where the poor will be pushed out. Favelas are informal settlements, traditionally without electricity, water and sewage services. (Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)
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September 19, 2012
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partiallydestroyed home in the Providéncia favela overlooks downtown... News Photo 153263504Brazil,Favela,Home,Horizontal,Human Interest,Lifestyles,Rio de Janeiro,Slum,Social IssuesPhotographer Collection: Christian Science Monitor 2012 The Christian Science MonitorRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 19: A partially-destroyed home in the Providéncia favela overlooks downtown, on September 19, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. One third of the buildings in the neighborhood are being demolished for an Olympic stadium, a gondola and other 'improvements' by the government. Many residents fear city planners are trying to upgrade this lower-class neighborhood near downtown to a middle class area where the poor will be pushed out. Favelas are informal settlements, traditionally without electricity, water and sewage services. (Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)