The 2016 Olympics are approaching and yet Brazil and host city Rio de Janeiro are still facing enormous problems, economical and of security.

The Rio de Janeiro state is on the verge of financial collapse, with public deficit growing to a staggering 50€ billion. The federal state is struggling to pay for basic service like schools and hospitals. Public servants are on strike since March to protest for constant delayed payments.

Rio will finish all the sport infrastructures, but most of the...

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