Latin America Monitor Rio building collapse: where is the oversight?

In the past year Rio has seen exploding manhole covers and numerous transit accidents. It might be time to rethink the city's antiquated building codes, says guest blogger Julia Michaels.

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• A version of this post ran on the author's blog, Riorealblog.com. The views expressed are the author's own.