If you talk to Cariocas, no other issue makes so much noise than this one: the prices. The cost of living is constantly rising in Brazil. Now, before the mega sports events, Rio de Janeiro is the most affected city. “The people here say that they no longer pay in Real, but in sur-Real,” says Cristiane H. Costa, communication’s professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), who accompanied contaRio. We asked around on the streets: what upsets people the most?