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Public transportation pandemonium in Rio de Janeiro

Arrests yesterday blow open corruption scheme hurting passengers for almost 30 years Some say we’ve got the worst public transportation crisis ever in metro Rio, with chaos clearly on the way. This story in O Globo published last Sunday describes falling ridership, late … Continue reading

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Clarity for Rio’s future, despite short funds and political uncertainty

Despite everything — even sudden Olympic days off — lots of people are thinking about Rio de Janeiro’s future these days, exactly two months before municipal elections. Clique aqui para português Moving around the metropolis in recent weeks, this blogger noted three certainties that will … Continue reading

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