Favelas http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19633/all en Running out of real estate in Brazil's slums http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/110408/housing-real-estate-favelas <p> RIO DE JANEIRO &mdash; Mounting real estate costs are threatening to place homes beyond the reach of Brazil&rsquo;s biggest, most promising market &mdash; middle and low-income buyers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/110408/housing-real-estate-favelas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Favelas Emerging Markets Brazil Tue, 12 Apr 2011 10:45:00 +0000 Erik German 5636416 at http://www.globalpost.com Brazil: Putting the funk back in favelas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/110816/baile-funk-favelas-rio <p> RIO DE JANIERO &mdash; &nbsp;Long been associated with all-night dance parties thrown by drug traffickers, Brazilian funk music in favelas is leading to conflict with the police sent to patrol these communities. &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/110816/baile-funk-favelas-rio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Favelas Entertainment Brazil Wed, 17 Aug 2011 10:33:00 +0000 Taylor Barnes 5673245 at http://www.globalpost.com