By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The government of Rio de Janeiro announced on Wednesday that due to cash flow problems it would not be able to pay over 137,000 state retirees this month. Officials blame the sharp decline in tax revenues and the decrease of oil prices in the international market for the lack of funds.
Calling it a tragedy acting governor Francisco Dornelles said that only those retirees earning less than R . . .