You Can Put the Blame On…

Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – I guess over here you can put the blame on whomever or whatever you want – the key is to not be held responsible, let alone be punished, for anything.

Unavoidable accidents do happen – as do avoidable ones. But how a society and its authorities react to it (in no way an inevitable feat of life) says a lot about its character.

Ten days after a bonde (trolley car) running from Santa Teresa to Largo da Carioca in downtown Rio de Janeiro Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?