This is why Rio isn't fit to host the Olympics

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    This article states that Rio is not equipped to host the 2016 Olympic Games. With state government cuts to the education and health budgets, and a continuting pacification campaign against the narco-warlords in the favelas, the social and financial costs of staging the Games are too high.

    Period22 Jul 2016

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    • Rio Olympics
    • mega-events costs
    • narco wars
    • sports economics