Opinion, by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Residents of Rio, rejoice! After years of spending more than you earn, the government of the Federative Republic of Brazil is about to solve your problem, thanks to the 2016 Olympic Games. Your well-nigh mummified “Interim” Governor, Francisco Dornelles, has managed to move his paper-thin lips enough to declare a state of “financial calamity”.
Everyone knows the State of Rio de Janeiro has been a financial basket case for well over a year, unable to pay its employees, particularly its school teachers; unable to pay the menial labor staff at . . .