Extra Olympic Security for Foreign Dignitaries in Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the city of Rio de Janeiro prepares to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, Brazilian security agents announced plans to implement an enhanced security plan to welcome foreign dignitaries and city mayor asks residents to stay indoors. The first Olympic Games to be hosted in South America starts tonight, Friday, August 5th, and continues until August 21st.

According to Brazilian officials 45 foreign dignitaries will be attending tonight’s opening ceremony. Due to the recent terrorist attacks in Europe, many nations opted to send high-level representatives rather than heads . . .

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