Thursday, April 06, 2006

A city of contrasts

Rocinha, the largest and most urbanized favela in Rio de Janeiro, is full of contrasts. In parts, it has the infrastructure and commercial development of the legal city. But far up the hill, some still live in wooden shacks with unpaved streets and no electricity. Viva Favela reports, in Portuguese.


Anonymous said...

Hello RN,

Please read this:

Summary: Special opperations police officers who use the caverão, are using the internet to threaten and intimidate.

Anonymous said...

Alex..what ONG you working with?