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  • Date posted : Jan 01, 1970

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The country is set to be in the international spotlight this summer as the World Cup comes to Brazil. But not everyone in the country is pleased with what else comes with the responsibilities of putting on one of the world's largest sporting events. Protests took place last summer during a World Cup warm-up tournament, with demonstrators expressing anger over the amount of money being spent to bring the games to Brazil. The country is rapidly trying to improve infrastructure and finish construction projects before the games start in June, but preparations have been slow going, and some are still worried that the games won't go off without a hitch. Some journalists, even, have expressed concern about covering the World Cup, citing unsafe conditions for them in Brazil.

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