Published on 5th August 2016 by

Olympics For Whom: The Rio Olympics pull all funding away from those employed by the state.

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On the eve of the 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro state employees and outsourced workers are struggling with the consequences of a severe financial crisis. While Rio has declared a ‘state of public calamity’, workers say they are left with few reasons to celebrate the games and many doubts about what will happen after the international party ends.

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