Olympics: Rio mayor bets big on broken-down port area
Sat, Feb 21, 2015 - 5:50 AM
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Rio de Janeiro
MARCOS Vieira had a front-row seat for the biggest piece of Rio de Janeiro's pre-Olympic facelift: razing the elevated highway that ran past his office. He now has a clear view of the cruise ships pulling into port. In a few years, he will see office buildings and museums,...