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Brazilian Judge Halts Privatization of Maracana Stadium

A Brazilian judge has suspended the decision to grant a concession for the Maracana stadium to a private consortium headed by Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht, judiciary officials said. continue reading »

$500M Not Enough for Maracana Stadium Renovations Ahead of Rio Olympics

The costly renovation of Maracana stadium, estimated at some $500 million, does not meet the requirements of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, so that further reconstruction will be necessary, the Brazilian press said. continue reading »

Brazil Police Evict Indigenous Squatters Living in Former Museum

Brazilian cops took by force Friday a building that was once an Indian Museum and had been occupied since 2006 by indigenous people who promised to resist a court-ordered eviction. continue reading »