Global Politics

Brazil Working to Clean Up Slums Ahead of World Cup

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Brazilian slums (photo: Crystal Davis, World Resources Institute 2007)

The World Cup is coming to Brazil in 2014 and so are the Olympics in 2016. Those two events have prompted Brazilian police to start cleaning up many of the slums in Rio de Janeiro. Monday, armed police stormed one of the more famous slums. Host Lisa Mullins talks with the BBC's Paulo Cabral.

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