Latest in Tag: Rio de Janeiro. Highlight

Latest in Tag: Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil promises to present outstanding Olympic Games

There are 11,360 players participating in the ongoing Olympic Games, competing in 28 sports. Brazil dedicated about 47,000 police officers and 38,000 soldiers to be stationed at the events in order to guarantee the safety of 500,000 visitors who came to witness the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro witnessed a magnificent opening …

Maya Nawar

Rio’s cheerful mayor

Just weeks ahead of the Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro is still grappling with negative headlines. DW correspondent Friedel Taube met the one man in Rio who isn’t fazed: Mayor Eduardo Paes.

Deutsche Welle

Rio Olympics security force double that of London games

Organizers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro say they’ll have more than double the number of security personnel as London had at the previous games. Pollution in Brazil has also been under the microscope. At an event held Thursday to mark 53 weeks until South America’s first ever Olympic Games, Rio’s security secretary …

Deutsche Welle

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