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By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A tragedy happened yesterday, April 21st, in São Conrado in Rio’s Zona Sul (South Zone) as many of the city’s residents were out and about enjoying the feriado, or bank holiday. A fifty-meter stretch of the newly built elevated coastal cycle path collapsed and fell into the sea and onto the rocks killing at least two. Coastguards continue to look for victims.

Witnesses said that a large wave crashed over the cycle path and onto the adjacent road, dousing cars, bicyclists and pedestrians. A . . .

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