While Brazil is gearing up for this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the country's poor in particular are characterized by fears of a disease with little knowledge. "If all the Olympics had been used differently, there might have been less mosquitoes here today," says pregnant Marcelle.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Large areas of untouched forests in indigenous territories will be submerged, and 20 000 people will be forced to leave their homes. The disputed hydropower project Belo Monte is also under investigation by corruption – but the fight against the power plant is still considered lost.
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