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South America Slums That You Will Never See On Tv

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By Mtaaninews | self meida writer
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Currently, one in seven people worldwide lives in a slum. By some estimates, this number will rise to one in four people by the year 2030. A slum can be defined as housing with no land permits, inadequate access to basic services (water, toilets and electricity), unsafe components (broken windows, dirt floors and leaks) and an overcrowded population.

Below is the list of slums in South America

Favella

Favela, also spelled favella, in Brazil, a slum or shantytown located within or on the outskirts of the country’s large cities, especially Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. A favela typically comes into being when squatters occupy vacant land at the edge of a city and construct shanties of salvaged or stolen materials

Buenos Aires in Argentina

Buenos Aires, city and capital of Argentina. The city is coextensive with the Federal District (Distrito Federal) and is situated on the shore of the Río de la Plata, 150 miles (240 km) from the Atlantic OceanBuenos Aires is one of Latin America’s most important ports and most populous cities.

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