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Brazil Evictions Continue Near Future Olympic Sites

Football's World Cup in Brazil is drawing to a close leaving great sporting memories. It also leaves a legacy of controversy over evictions and land dispossessions that made way for the event. The scenario is repeating itself as Brazil prepares for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Vila Autodromo is a community of low- and moderate-income families in western Rio de Janeiro. It was established more than 40 years ago outside a racetrack that once hosted events like the...

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