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From gunfights to ‘mansions’: Inside Rio de Janeiro’s smorgasbord of favelas – Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor

From gunfights to ‘mansions’: Inside Rio de Janeiro’s smorgasbord of favelas
Christian Science Monitor
In quickly gentrifying Vidigal, residents chatter about British soccer-star David Beckham’s alleged “plans” to build a mansion among the homes perched on a steep mountain overlooking Rio’s striking beaches. “Favelas are built on central hillsides in

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