Posts Tagged ‘World Cup’

Champions of the worst

Posted: 23rd junho 2014 by Vanessa Barbara in Reportagens
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Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden) June 11, 2014 Text in Swedish: http://www.svd.se/kultur/brasilien-redan-varldsmastare_3649296.svd Translation: Clemens Poellinger by Vanessa Barbara Seven years ago, right after Brazil was chosen as host for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Minister of Sport Orlando Silva promised that “not a single cent of public funds” would be spent building or reforming stadiums. “All money […]

Brazil Is Tired of Being Scolded

Posted: 27th Maio 2014 by Vanessa Barbara in New York Times, Reportagens
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The International New York Times May 27, 2014 by Vanessa Barbara Contributing Op-Ed Writer SÃO PAULO, Brazil — By now, Brazil should probably have been grounded for life, without video games or dessert. Last month, a vice president of the International Olympic Committee, John Coates, said that Rio de Janeiro’s preparations for the 2016 Summer Olympics were the worst […]