Two Australian Paralympic Team Members Robbed at Gunpoint in Rio


With about six weeks left before the start of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, problems are growing. Two members of the Australian paralympic team are recovering after being robbed at gunpoint near their hotel in Rio. There are also worries about the Zika virus, a newly declared state of financial emergency, Brazil’s impeached president and allegations of corruption. Ben Tracy traveled to Rio to see if the city can handle the games.

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