Monday, June 20, 2016

Brazil’s economic and political turmoil put Olympic games in serious doubt

The Zika virus scare aside, it is the economic and political turmoils taking place right now in Brazil that are not only threatening societal chaos, but are also putting the 2016 Summer Olympic games in doubt.
With just under 50 days until the world’s athletes travel to Rio to compete in the 31st Olympiad, the Brazilian government in the State of Rio de Janeiro just declared a state of Public Calamity, warning of a risk of total collapse in public security, health, transport due to a financial crisis that has been brewing since around July of last year.
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