A view of 3,500-resident Chapeu Mangueira favela in Rio de Janeiro is seen on Aug. 7, 2016. The favela is located just three blocks east of Copcabana beach, a popular tourist zone where several Olympic sports are being held this month.
A view of 3,500-resident Chapeu Mangueira favela in Rio de Janeiro is seen on Aug. 7, 2016. The favela is located just three blocks east of Copcabana beach, a popular tourist zone where several Olympic sports are being held this month. Chris Kudialis For McClatchy News
A view of 3,500-resident Chapeu Mangueira favela in Rio de Janeiro is seen on Aug. 7, 2016. The favela is located just three blocks east of Copcabana beach, a popular tourist zone where several Olympic sports are being held this month. Chris Kudialis For McClatchy News

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