Monday, August 16, 2010

Today's Video: Preparing in Rio

Last month we mentioned how some officials for soccer governing body FIFA are disappointed with what they feel is a lack of preparation for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Though local officials such as sports minister Orlando Silva claimed that such criticisms come from people "who ignore the reality of the country," there is much that still needs to be done ahead of the World Cup as well as the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Al Jazeera's English-language channel recently examined one of Rio's most pressing issues ahead of the upcoming competitions: crime.

Online Sources - The Latin Americanist, Canadian Press

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