By Mira Olson, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - The recent attention on Rio’s metro subway system has citizens wondering whether the proposed extension to Barra will be ready in time for the 2016 Olympic Games. Nevertheless, progress is being made and seemingly ahead of schedule; the new Praça General Osório station in Ipanema, scheduled to open in 2010, was inaugurated in last December, a sign that the metro is well on its way to meeting the 2016 . . .

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