Facing off in Rio

Candidates are divided over which direction the city, which is hosting the World Cup and the Olympics, should be heading

    Rio de Janeiro is about to choose its mayor as part of Brazil's municipal elections.
     
    The city is undergoing major development as it prepares for the football World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics two years later.
     
    But candidates are divided over which direction the city should be going.
     
    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Rio de Janeiro.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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