Rio de Janeiro Olympics opening ceremony on Friday will break with the recent tradition of large-scale and expensive shows, featuring a low-emissions cauldron and an analogue experience, executive producer Marco Balich said. Read full article
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So are we going to see a float named 'The Zika Experience', one called 'Hands up or I'll shoot you dead' (with a suitable piece of cardboard with that scrawled in English), one called 'Keep You Mouth Shut when swimming', etc.?Aug 03rd, 2016 - 11:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
That would at least portray Brazil in a true light. And it could have been so much better if the government on masse had not robbed the people of billions of dollars.
Is it right now really the worse recession in Brazil since the 1930s? Worse than in the 1980s and early 1990s, when there was hyperinflation and things like that?!Aug 03rd, 2016 - 12:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
@ 2 yd1982Aug 03rd, 2016 - 05:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Give it time, give it time!
Brazil is not a country for amateurs - which means it is not a country for the British xenophobes and peasants that typically post here. For a more balanced view of the Olympics: http://americasquarterly.org/content/hey-world-lets-cut-brazil-just-little-slackAug 04th, 2016 - 02:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
@4Aug 04th, 2016 - 11:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Hi Hep - do you know what a xenophobe is? It's somebody who calls others 'peasants'!