Lucrecia Franco

Lucrecia Franco

Lucrecia Franco reports for CGTN from Rio de Janeiro.

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Chinese Park inaugurated in Rio de Janeiro
October 1, 2019

Chinese Park inaugurated in Rio de Janeiro

With the sound of drums in the air, a traditional dragon dance, a sight seen more and more often in Brazil. But this time, celebrating the inauguration of Rio de Janeiro’s first Chinese Park, a small but symbolic space located in the heart of the city. Read More...
Entrepreneurs deliver mail in Brazil`s biggest favela
July 21, 2019

Entrepreneurs deliver mail in Brazil`s biggest favela

Delivering mail in Rio de Janeiro’s slums, or ‘favelas’ as they are known in Brazil, is harder than one can imagine. They are informal neighborhoods that the government has never mapped. But entrepreneurs found a solution to provide this service. Read More...
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