PHOTO: Batman visits Rio favela slated to be razed for the World Cup

BY News Desk  January 10, 2014 at 12:44 PM EST

As Brazil prepares for the 2014 World Cup, some of Rio de Janeiro’s slums are in upheaval. While some favelas will capitalize on the event and serve as temporary hotel rooms for visiting fans, others are facing eviction to make room for the event’s venues.