As Pandemic Pushes Brazil Deeper into Poverty, Favela Residents Adapt

June 15, 2021 08:17 AM
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As the pandemic advances in Brazil, poverty gains ground.  Despite having one of the world’s largest economies, nearly 13 percent of the country’s population is surviving on just over eight dollars a day.  For VOA, Edgar Maciel in Sao Paulo visited one of Brazil’s poorest favelas — and reports on how families are coping. 

Camera: Edgar Maciel