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Aug 24, 2016
Olympics 2016 came at a high price for Rio de Janeiro, an enchanting city of jarring inequalityRio remains a city of jarring inequality, a muggy kettle of friction, yet among both nature and inhabitants with curves of enchanting sensuality. Rio’s State government is bankrupt. Public services - hospitals, universities, schools and the police - are in short supply. The unemployment rate is searing. The political elite lobbied for the Olympic Games, not Rio’s ordinary citizens. At $11.5 billion, Rio 2016 came at too high a price for the city.
Jul 22, 2016
Rio Olympics in numbers: 10,500 athletes, 306 gold medals, 500,000 touristsHere are some fun numbers and major statistics from the upcoming Olympics
Jul 21, 2016
From northern favelas to southern riches: Two tales of Olympics 2016 host city Rio de JaneiroThe Olympics touch mostly the wealthy areas south and west of the city, where the real estate market was booming until a few years ago. Rio's northern favelas, the city's infamous slums, feel only a ripple, underscoring the vast gap between the rich and poor — the white, brown and black, in a divided city.