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A man performs yoga in the Babilonia favela overlooking Rio de Janeiro in 2014. The Brazilian government made a big push to impose order on the shantytowns in advance of the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics this summer. Babilonia was once considered a model, but violence has been on the rise in the run-up to the games. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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As Olympics Near, Violence Grips Rio's 'Pacified' Favelas

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Reports Of Brutal Rape In India, Brazil Ignite National Debate

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Key Minister In Brazil's New Government Steps Down After Tape Is Leaked

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Brazil's New All-Male Interim Government Marks Conservative Shift

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Brazil's new finance minister Henrique Meirelles (left) and acting President Michel Temer gesture during the Cabinet inauguration ceremony in Brazil's capital Brasilia, on Thursday. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was suspended earlier to face an impeachment trial. Andressa Anholete/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil's Senate Suspends President Rouseff From Office

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Brazil's Senate To Vote On Impeachment Of President Dilma Rousseff

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Protesters last month vent their anger over President Dilma Rousseff (left) moving to appoint her predecessor, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, as her chief of staff — an action that would have shielded him from prosecution. A court blocked him from the post. Rousseff faces the possibility of impeachment while Lula is under investigation for corruption. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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With The Economy Crashing, Brazilians Turn On A Once-Popular President

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Brazil's President Is One Step Closer To Being Impeached

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Two-month-old Lara, who was born with microcephaly, is examined by a neurologist at the Pedro I hospital in Campina Grande, Paraiba state, Brazil, on Feb. 12. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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Brazilian Doctor Crafts System Hailed As 'Way Forward' For Combating Zika

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Nadja Bezerra carries her 4-month-old daughter, Alice, who was born with microcephaly, in Recife, Brazil. Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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How To Fight Zika When Your Country Is In Trouble: Improvise

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CDC Team Scoured Hard-Hit Northern Brazil For Clues To Zika Virus

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