Rio To Revamp Port District Ahead Of Olympics

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A worker waits for customers in a pawn shop in the port district as... News PhotoBrazil,Customer,District,Effort,Horizontal,Human Interest,Occupation,Pawn - Chess Piece,Rio de Janeiro,Store,WaitingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 30: A worker waits for customers in a pawn shop in the port district as revitalization efforts continue on October 30, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Rio has started a multibillion dollar urban renewal program of its port district which includes a double decker waterfront freeway being torn down to be replaced by tunnels, repaved roads, a tram network and other infrastructure improvements in the area. The 'Porto Maravilha' project is also expected to displace around 1,000 local residents. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)