Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro's Olympic challenge

Great article from the Guardian by Ignacio Cano – a senior lecturer in research methodology at the department of social sciences of the State University of Rio de Janeiro. Worth the read […]

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. […]

Meeting with DHESCA

The highly anticipated Investigatory Mission, made up of local and international representatives, made its way through local communities affected by the forced removals occurring in Rio de Janeiro. Raquel Rolnik, […]

Chris Gaffney Comments On The Issue

Tropa do Elite III The forced evictions in Rio are accompanied by two major resettlement projects, Morar Carioca and Minha Casa, Minha Vida. The majority of these settlements are in […]