Ipanema Views Blocked by Cargo Ships Has Rio Hoteliers Fuming

Ipanema Views Blocked by Cargo Ships Has Rio Hoteliers Fuming

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Residents and hotel operators say the daily lineup of as many as a dozen idling ships are a threat to Rio’s marine eco-system and a blemish on the city’s landscape, which the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization declared a world heritage site this year.