By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Disbelief and disappointment still abound in Rio de Janeiro as the city comes to terms with both a tragedy and an embarrassment. On Thursday, April 21st, only a few months after it was opened and four months before the 2016 Olympic Games, a section of the city’s new coastal bike path collapsed after being struck by strong waves beneath it. Two people died and others were injured.
Rio’s Civil Police have opened an investigation into manslaughter. The city’s mayor, Eduardo Paes, who flew back from the Olympic . . .