In today’s WSJ:
With just over a week before the start of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a new poll shows most Brazilians see the sporting event generating more losses than benefits for the country.
A Brazilian jet fighter crashed into the ocean off the coast of Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday afternoon, after it collided with another jet during a military exercise.
The Brazilian mother-in-law of billionaire Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone was kidnapped on Friday in the country’s largest city.
With just 10 days to the opening ceremonies, some delegations have abandoned housing at the Olympic Games, amid complaints of abysmal living conditions, in what is turning into an embarrassment for the host city.
Over at the BBC,
And at Druudge report,
The equestrian world is buzzing about a Brazilian outbreak of glanders disease, a deadly equine respiratory condition, ahead of the Rio Games.