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A teenager looks out at downtown Rio from recently 'pacified' Santa Marta, one of Rio's oldest slums
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009

Open quoteThey treat the people here like children who need to be corralled in.Close quote

  • ELIANE LOPES,
  • a resident of the Santa Marta slum in Rio de Janeiro, on the government's construction of walls around some of the slums, allegedly to keep the shantytowns from spreading into rain forests
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