Now that the Olympic Games are over and with serious doubts that the Paralympic Games in Rio will take place as planned, the Guardian has posted a few pictures in a series called “Favela life during the Olympics” from the favela overlooking the Maracaná stadium, where Brazil’s national football team won their first Olympic Gold medal ever. Brazil is a country of extremes, unfortunately not of many positive extremes.
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