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Users can subscribe to receive updates whenever they are heading toward a zone considered dangerous—such as a favela that’s known to have had recent shootings, or one that is currently contested by gangs.
Among the most dangerous areas are the narrow streets of the city’s favelas, where more than a million people currently live.
She is currently at work on a third book, about the displacement and dispersal Rio’s favela population suffered during that city’s 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
I interviewed Lilian, a single mother living in a Rio de Janeiro favela.What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton|Heather Arnet|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This time, there were no fatalities, although it was close call for a resident named Alan in the Morro da Formiga favela.
He grew up in one of the poorest areas of Belo Horizonte, the crime-ridden favela of Santa Matilde, located next to two prisons.
The high school kids who broke it were Brazilian Linux hackers who lived in a favela -- a kind of squatter's slum.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow