Brazil

AECOM Wins Bid To Build Olympic Park

International firm AECOM has won the open bid to build Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic Village. This is the same firm that is building London’s Olympic Village for the 2012 Olympics. […]

UN: "World Cup Preparations Cause Evictions"

World Cup Preparations Cause Evictions Originally Published By: Estadao The UN has denounced the acts; awaits Brazil’s respond; Rio denies problems. United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, Raquel […]

Community Meeting (3/15/2011)

Background Information: The Pastoral das Favelas, (Pastoral Care for the Favelas), is one of several “Care” programs within Rio’s Archdiocese. There are also pastoral care programs for the elderly, disabled, […]