Previous gallery Huge blue whale passes right underneath a tourist boat
Next gallery Birds in Flight by Xavi Bou
Inside Rio’s Favelas
This Friday the Rio Olympics will be opened by a three our lasting show costing millions of dollars. Mere kilometers away from the Olympics hundreds of thousands or Rio's inhabitants will be watching the opening ceremony on TV in the favelas of Rio. These unregulated cities withing a city are home to some of Rio's most creative and most violent people.
Vox ventured into these favelas to show you the side of Rio the Olympics doesn't want you to see.