Published On: Thu, Aug 11th, 2016

‘Favela chic’: Gringos flock to lodgings in Rio’s poorest slums

Rosa Amalia Brito, favela

First, there was ‘pacification.’ Is gentrification next? Foreigners in Rio are booking rooms in the city’s notorious favelas during the Olympics. Even AirBnB is getting in on the game.

CBC | World News

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