The mega events will bring money to the city, but for now the people of Rio suffer from exploding costs of living. Housing is most affected. Where can you afford to live in Rio? Check our map
FIFA World Cup
He has always been devoted to Flamengo, but for Ribamar Pereira football has become an expensive game. The Maracanã has plastic seats and popcorn now, but fans like him have to stay outside
Since re-opening in 2013 ticket prizes for the new Maracanã have exploded. The stadium is often empty and quiet now. And has lost its charme
Not many issues seem to be a bigger scandal for Cariocas than this one: the prices. We asked around on the streets: what upsets people the most?