Photo of Rio de Janeiro courtesy Embratur by Beto Garavello/LUME
SAO PAULO — The public transport projects designed to modernize Brazilian cities for the 2014 soccer World Cup, which included new metro lines, monorails and dedicated bus lines
, are being scaled back, delayed or cancelled due to legal challenges, corruption and a lack of planning, according to a Reuters
World Cup organizers have downplayed the setbacks and say the host cities are still being transformed. For the full story, click here.
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