Controversy Over Y Pier in Port Zone

By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The proposed location for a new Y shaped pier capable of docking six massive cruise ships is causing waves of controversy in the city’s Port Zone. The alarm is over the aesthetic impact to the new culture and tourism hub in Rio, versus the logistics of the construction.

While development and renovations are ongoing in many areas of Rio, in preparation for the upcoming 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, the question of . . .

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