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By George Utley, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Casa Civil in Rio has avoided setting a new deadline for Santa Teresa's iconic tram system to reopen, after being out of action since 2011 following a fatal accident. The bonde was scheduled to open in March of this year, however, now sub-secretary of state Rodrigo Vieira will not give an exact date for the completion of the works, stating "we will reintroduce the bonde at some point."

The Prefeitura has relocated the temporary office of the Empresa do Bonde (Tram Company) until November 2014, indicating that the . . .

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