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2016 Olympics: Is Rio ready?

August 2nd, 2016

Episode 1103 of 1333 episodes

Organisers of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have defended spending billions on new sporting infrastructure and tourist attractions in a city which still has high levels of poverty and underdevelopment. Eduardo Dos Santos, Brazilian Ambassador to the UK, explains why the government think this decision will leave Brazil better off. (Image: Olympic rings. Credit: Getty Images.)

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