Spent last night and this morning touring 3 of the Favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Spent last night and this morning touring 3 of the Favelas in Rio…

The movie ‘City of God‘ is right on the money.

Scaringly so.

There are no police here,

Only a Country within a Country with its own rules and self-government.

My ‘Ward Council‘ with neighbourhood Councillors is a reality here.

Gleaning fascinating insights on how Regent Park and Lawrence Heights redevelopment was completely out of touch with those most affected by big money development.

Will blog my thoughts before the Weekend’s out.

HiMY in Rio.

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