August 1, 2015


Analysis

Soccer-mad Brazil sours on World Cup

A man discourages people from attending the World Cup soccer tournament during a march demanding better public services in Rio de Janeiro. Last year, millions of people took to the streets across Brazil complaining of higher bus fares, poor public services and corruption while the country spends billions on the World Cup.

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A man discourages people from attending the World Cup soccer tournament during a march demanding better public services in Rio de Janeiro. Last year, millions of people took to the streets across Brazil complaining of higher bus fares, poor public services and corruption while the country spends billions on the World Cup.

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