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Reporter To Discuss Brazilian Olympics At Williams College

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The opening ceremonies for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are four months away. While preparations continue with international eyes on the country, Brazil is facing numerous issues such as the potential impeachment of its president. Brazilian-born journalist Juliana Barbassa details how the country is gearing up for the games amid an economic recession and corruption allegations in her book Dancing With the Devil in the City of God. Barbassa will be at Williams College tonight to talk about the book and her experiences reporting in Brazil.The event starts at 7. It is free and open to the public.

Jim is WAMC’s Associate News Director and hosts WAMC's flagship news programs: Midday Magazine, Northeast Report and Northeast Report Late Edition. Email: jlevulis@wamc.org
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