Rio Will Spend R$350 Million on Security for Olympics

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio de Janeiro’s Ministry of Justice has announced that the city will spend R$350 million on security for the 2016 Olympic Games over the three years of preparation for the event. Around R$100 million of that budget have already been spent on new equipment.

The announcement was made in a reunion at Rio’s central command center between Special . . .

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