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Public transportation pandemonium in Rio de Janeiro

Arrests yesterday blow open corruption scheme hurting passengers for almost 30 years Some say we’ve got the worst public transportation crisis ever in metro Rio, with chaos clearly on the way. This story in O Globo published last Sunday describes falling ridership, late … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro has moved forward, but won’t be spared recession: a conversation with Alfredo Sirkis

From student revolutionary to urbanism secretary, alderman, congressman and today, an activist focused on climate change, Alfredo Sirkis has much to say about the Rio metropolis’ past, present and future. Is he a visionary? He considers himself the “father of … Continue reading

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