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Crash Notes: Freaky Friday News

When a Mistake is No Longer an Accident

An unarmed man, suspected of no crime, who three years ago was shot 16 times by police while lying in his bed, told a Seattle Times reporter in March that he bears no ill will for the cops who shot him. 1,002 more words

IOC Coordination Commission Sees Solid Progress As Rio 2016 Prepares For 21 Test Events In 2015

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission saw solid progress being made during its eighth visit (23 to 25 February) to the 2016 host city of Rio de Janeiro. 893 more words

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Sympathy for Rio in a pre-Olympic State

Sympathy for Eduardo Paes, the mayor of Rio de Janeiro, depends on how one handles stress. The NYT article, “Shepherd of the City’s Rebirth, Rio’s Mayor Feels the Strains, Too” 379 more words

Cidade Maravilhosa para quem? For whom is the Marvelous City?

Acabei de publicar um post no blog de Ruth de Aquino no site da revista Época — minhas reflexões sobre o novo documentário de Felipe Pena, que trata da remoção dos moradores da Vila Autódromo. 1,161 more words

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Rob Speyer And Rio De Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes To Unveil Rio Port Project

This afternoon, Rob Speyer and Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes will formally unveil Port Corporate Tower, the first major office development in the Porto Maravilha area of Rio de Janeiro. 53 more words

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Free Rio Olympic tickets will be offered to diversify crowds, reports say

Rio de Janeiro’s mayor said some 2016 Olympic tickets will be given away, to make crowds more diverse than at the World Cup, according to reports. 358 more words

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