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Both times, it returned to full operation within weeks.
According to the former bartender, Limas, in his time at the venue, police payoffs were regular, and information on raids was always relayed ahead of time.
Just a few weeks before the World Cup kickoff, across the President Costa e Silva Bridge from Rio in Niteroi, dozens of prostitutes were evicted from a building they share, arrested and, they later alleged, humiliated, beaten and raped.
"There was no legal motive," the public defender on the case, Clara Prazeres Bragança, said about the bust.
And so, before I march into the hallowed halls of the mighty Centaurus, I figure it might be good to give some other parts of town a spin.
One mid-June afternoon in the Gloria neighborhood, while office workers down the street grub at corner juice bars, I pause at a homosexual sauna, Clube 117, not yet open for business. Gay." Another night, in nearby Lapa, where the rough-and-tumble street party never really ends, corners are manned, as is usual for the area, by — in heels and skintight jeans and cleavage-revealing party dresses — pound their feet into the head of a man, curled-up on the floor.
Says Blanchette, "our informants are clear about one thing: if you want to run a Vila, the red light district, is equally unperturbed by police, but for much different reasons.
The official governing body here is staffed by former sex workers who now own the properties.
The stigma of prostitution that made Bieber's visit so scandalous in the United States is greatly muted here — it's not uncommon, at least for men of an older generation, to lose one's virginity at a sex venue., tells me. "You're born," he says, "hearing about this place."Centaurus and Rio's other high-end brothels, like Monte Carlo, Solarium and 4x4, are known as – which means they're ostensibly spas. This system was conceived by the pioneering top , Aeroporto, which used to be located near Santos Dumont, the smaller of Rio's two airports, where breathtaking views of the city's peaked coastline are offered upon takeoff and landing. In part thanks to the reputation of its owners, and in part thanks to its impressive location — on a welcomingly leafy street, minutes from the beach and steps away from the shops and restaurants of the well-off, world-famous Ipanema neighborhood — it almost instantly became a legend."He always comes to Centaurus," Limas says, "with a chocolate bar — the name is Chokito.It's a candy bar with rice flakes, very texturized.An old man, strolling by, provides commentary: "Gay," he says, repeatedly pointing up at the marquee, without pausing for eye contact. He had the temerity, the poor fool, of trying to pickpocket one member of the crew.ocated a mile from the city's storied Maracana stadium, and surrounded by cracked and empty streets ridden with sloppy trash, stinking sewage and the bombed-out-looking shell of at least one four-door sedan, Vila Mimosa, staunchly defiant — for 100 years, its been shuffled, evicted and walled-up — hides in plain sight.
Full of beautiful women and XXX behavior, Rio de Janeiro's Centaurus has enticed celebrities, soccer stars and anyone else willing to pay a fee and go inside.