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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In December Rio signaled the need for an additional R$1 billion to complete the Line 4 Metro extension connecting Zona Sul (South Zone) to Barra da Tijuca in time for the Olympics in August. Now, yesterday (February 19th), Brazilian news outlet O Globo acquired an internal communication from Mayor Eduardo Paes suggesting an alternative to the promised metro subway being finished.

Part of the original plan Rio de Janeiro proposed when bidding for the privilege to host the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?