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Experts Divided on Socio-Economic Benefits of World Cupi
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July 02, 2014 4:26 AM
The Brazilian government says it has invested billions of dollars in infrastructure, security and social enhancements as part of the preparations for the football World Cup. While the government says these investments will have long-term benefits for society, independent analysts say the impact is mixed. VOA’s Scott Bobb reports from Rio de Janeiro.

Experts Divided on Socio-Economic Benefits of World Cup

Published July 02, 2014

The Brazilian government says it has invested billions of dollars in infrastructure, security and social enhancements as part of the preparations for the football World Cup. While the government says these investments will have long-term benefits for society, independent analysts say the impact is mixed. VOA’s Scott Bobb reports from Rio de Janeiro.


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