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Brazil / Pope's Visit / Poverty #1053600

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 25, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Pope Francis’s visit to a poor neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro noted; scenes shown.

(Rio de Janeiro: Dean Reynolds) Life in the favela {slum} and the pope’s message of hope featured; details given about Rio de Janeiro’s lack of public housing, leading to sprawling, unplanned communities that often spawn drug dealing & violence. [Resident Orlando DADO‡ {through reporter's translation} – says life in the favela is a struggle but you can lessen the burden by taking care of other people.] [Resident Katia MORAES‡ {through reporter's translation} – says promises of new housing are on hold while money is diverted to pay for the pope’s trip and soccer’s World Cup.]

Pelley, Scott;
Reynolds, Dean

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