TITLE

The poverty tour

AUTHOR(S)
Blount, J.
PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/8/92, Vol. 112 Issue 22, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that delegates expecting tropical bliss in Rio de Janeiro at this week's United Nations Earth Summit may be shocked to realize that the ocean is polluted, gangs of thieves roam the sidewalks and shanty towns dot the mountainsides. The people of Morro da Providencia and Vidigal want to use Earth Summit's proceeds for community improvements; What officials are hoping will blind Rio's visitors to its realities.
ACCESSION #
9206081542

 

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