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Downtown buildings collapse in Rio: where’s the infrastructure infrastructure?

When an illegal gas cannister exploded one morning last October at the downtown Filé Carioca restaurant, killing four and bringing down much of the building it was housed in, cariocas discovered just how spotty safety inspections are. “The firemen aren’t equipped … Continue reading

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