Slave settlements winning rights in Brazil

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In this Sept. 15, 2012 photo, the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon is seen from the Quilombo Sacopa in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Pinto family first arrived more than a century ago as escaped slaves hiding out in a nearby cave. Since then, the surrounding area has become one of the city’s most exclusive, and governments and neighbors have relentlessly clamored for the eviction of the community, which the family calls Sacopa. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)Luiz Pinto was seemingly everywhere on the patio of his family's hillside home as diners tucked away the last of their pork and beans and a band sent the rumble of a samba beat bouncing across the unfinished cement floor. Pinto navigated the tight spaces between tables and beamed a welcome to guests before rehearsing dance steps with an agility that belied his 70 years.