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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – To dissipate concerns about security the Zika virus and the readiness of Olympic venues during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games, Brazil’s interim President, Michel Temer, published an open letter in the Rio 2016 webpage welcoming tourists to the city and the country.

“Brazil awaits you with open arms. The country has put together a solid security program of 85,000 federal, state and municipal government personnel to ensure that sporting events take place in an atmosphere of absolute peace and tranquility,” said the President.

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