Rio de Janeiro residents fight Olympic Park evictions

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Rio de Janeiro residents fight Olympic Park evictions

The Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics begin in less than six months. Officials and developers are still building event sites and putting area residents in the middle of some locations.

Residents of a small slum located at the edge of the of the Olympic park are getting evicted, but they say they refuse to go.

CCTV America’s Lucrecia Franco reports.

Rio de Janeiro residents fight Olympic Park evictions

Rio de Janeiro residents fight Olympic Park evictions

The Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics begin in less than six months. Officials and developers are still building event sites and putting area residents in the middle of some locations. Residents of a small slum located at the edge of the of the Olympic park are getting evicted, but they say they refuse to go. CCTV America’s Lucrecia Franco reports.