Will Rio be Ready for Olympics 2016? – Part l

England’s Claudia Fragapane, who has won four gold medals in  Glasgow,during a beam routine at the Commonwealth Games. Photograph: Alastair Grant/AP After so much drama surrounding the 2014 World Cup, with incomplete soccer stadiums, numerous protests, over-run budgets etc., the question that has rolled off many a tongue, is: ‘Will Brazil be ready for the […]

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Olympic Park Worker Strike Continues in Rio: Daily

Olympic employees have paralyzed construction and are campaigning for better overtime pay, health plans and a higher ticket allocation.  By William Jones, Contributing Reporter, Rio Times, April 15, 22014 RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Construction workers at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro have voted in favor of continuing their strike despite opposition from […]

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