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International conference affords a rich exchange

Missed out on by not a few Rio VIPs “There’s not enough attention to schools, nor to unemployment…there’s a trickle-down notion … plans don’t include the people who live there. Then there’s the issue of building public-sector confidence … cities … Continue reading

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When the maid’s quarters become the living room

Not a good sign at all for full and efficient urban integration Para Quando o quarto de empregada vira sala, clique aqui On last October 16, a humid Sunday, Municipal Housing Secretary Jorge Bittar met with Vila Autódromo residents  beneath a white-and-blue striped tent set up on … Continue reading

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