AP photographer and Rio native, Felipe Dana, sheds light on the realities of life in the Olympic host city

8/01/2016 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments



In one week, the world will be tuning in to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. What does this mean for its residents, many of whom regularly face extraordinary violence at the hands of drug traffickers, and for visitors? AP photographer Felipe Dana, who was born and raised in Rio, shares his perspective.




About  Felipe Dana:

Felipe got an early start on his career at age 15 when he began working as an assistant photographer. In 2009, he joined AP and decided to dedicate himself solely to photojournalism, documenting the social upheaval in his native Rio de Janeiro as the city prepares for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics. Let's Get Connected: Twitter | Instagram | Website

Text via AP Corporate Communications | Photos by Felipe Dana | Video footage by Yesica Fisch

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