Man-made beach in Rio’s poorer north part of Olympic rehab

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As Rio de Janeiro prepares for next year’s Olympic Games, the city known for its beauty as well for its gap between rich and poor, is changing.

As part of an attempt to integrate Rio, the government opened an artificial beach in Rio’s poor north zone, also chosen to be the home of Brazil’s Olympic rings. CCTV America’s Lucrecia Franco reports.

 
Man-made beach in Rio\'s poorer north part of Olympic rehab

Man-made beach in Rio\'s poorer north part of Olympic rehab

As Rio de Janeiro prepares for next year's Olympic Games, the city known for its beauty as well for its gap between rich and poor, is changing. As part of an attempt to integrate Rio, the government opened an artificial beach in Rio's poor north zone, also chosen to be the home of Brazil's Olympic rings. CCTV America's Lucrecia Franco reports.
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