28 Mar 2016

Juliana Barbassa: Rio de Janeiro

From Easter Monday, 9:40 am on 28 March 2016

As the countdown to the Olympics ticks louder, questions about Rio's readiness and suitability to host the games are far from fading. Among the concerned voices, Brazilian-born journalist and former Associated Press Rio de Janeiro correspondent Juliana Barbassa writes in her acclaimed book Dancing with the Devil in the City of God that while the athletes go there to win, the citizens of Rio - the Cariocas - are losing out.