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Rio's iconic Maracana Stadium is lit at dusk behind a favela on December 10, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro.Mario Tama—Getty Images
Rio's Famed Maracana Stadium
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Five Percent Favela Reduction Plan Upends Rio Communities
Five Percent Favela Reduction Plan Upends Rio Communities
Five Percent Favela Reduction Plan Upends Rio Communities
Rio's iconic Maracana Stadium is lit at dusk behind a favela on December 10, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro.
Mario Tama—Getty Images
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Brazil's Troubles Take Stage at Start of World Cup

Jun 11, 2014

In just one day's time, all eyes will be on Brazil as the 2014 World Cup soccer tournament begins. An estimated 3.7 million tourists are expected to descend upon the country over the next month, providing a short-term boost to the Brazilian economy. But the event's impact on the people of Brazil—and the troubles they face every day—can't go unnoticed. Getty photographer Mario Tama has captured the displacement and crime Brazilians have faced before the games, and will continue to face after the final goal is scored.

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