Rio’s water cleanup barely works and it’s crimping impoverished fishermen

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Black, fetid water laps against the edge of Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay. Greasy sand is so blanketed in trash and filth that it’s hard to tell where the beach ends and the water begins. And it’s even harder to imagine that this was once an area of pristine beauty, what with the stink, the piles…