Two sides of a city at Brazil 2014

Poverty and prosperity is witnessed within the same city's borders as the government failed to keep its promises.

    The Brazilian government said the World Cup would help bring urban mobility and other projects that would benefit people long after the tournament was over.

    But in some cities, critics say the event has increased the stark divisions in Brazil.

    Gabriel Elizondo reports from Fortaleza.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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