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https://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/rio-de-janeiro/olympics-prevented-rio-de-janeiros-social-decline-book-launch/

By  Carlos A. Moreno, EFE

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Organizing the 2016 Olympic Games allowed Rio de Janeiro to reverse the trend of decline in its social indicators and improve the income of its population, according to a recently launched book, whose authors believe it is risky for another Latin American city to try to emulate the Brazilian city.

“The research we did establishes that in the period of preparation for the Olympic Games there was a favorable reversal in most social and economic indicators, compared to the previous period when Rio de Janeiro suffered a marked decline,” said in . . .

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