100 Days to Go and Still 100 Things to Do
With only 100 days left until the Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil still faces many problems, and not the normal pre-Olympic game issues. Their President is facing impeachment for financial manipulation and the whole government is enduring a bigger corruption scandal. Brazil is also in their worst recession in decades. The city of Rio intended to extend its Metro Line to the Olympic venues, but the subway line remains incomplete. Rio’s water quality is so bad that athletes have been warned about illness, not to mention the Zika virus epidemic. Brazil is working to improve conditions so they are acceptable for the games, and Brazilians remain hopeful.
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