By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Olympic flame has arrived in Brazil today (May 3rd) as Carlos Arthur Nuzman, President of the Rio 2016 organizing committee, stepped off a plane carrying the torch in Brasília early this morning. It will now begin a 95-day tour that will culminate with its arrival at Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games on August 5th.

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