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Fans in Rio Favela Celebrate Brazil World Cup Qualification

Every time Brazil’s national team plays in the football World Cup, normal life in the country comes to a halt.  In rich neighborhoods or in poor ones, people gather together to watch the action.  Tavares Bastos is a poor community built on a hill overlooking Rio de Janeiro’s famous Flamengo beach.  Football is part of life for residents of this once informal settlement, or favela, perched above some of the most expensive real estate in the hemisphere.   Life's...

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