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Olympics Security and Long Term Favela Help

By Sam Green, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to the state Secretary for Sport and Leisure, Márcia Lins, who spoke to The Rio Times recently, Rio will be safe for visitors during the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics. As concerns grow about the impact of the events on Rio’s poor communities, the biggest challenge and the most important legacy will be to ensure that improvements to the city continue . . .

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