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Waiting for Santa Claus in Favela Asa Branca

December 21, 2012


This article was written for Rio on Watch December 15th – I had taken just a few steps down Rua Asa Branca when Bezerra’s familiar voice rang out. The Resident Association’s inimitable president was sitting in a barbershop, his face covered in shaving foam, being spruced up ahead of a landmark event in the community’s history. Over recent […]