Away from Olympics, sewage blights vast swaths of Rio
Associated Press | September 9, 2015 9:02 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rivulets of waste crisscross the labyrinth of alleyways that serve as 5-year-old Kaike de Oliveira Benjamin’s playground, forming dark, fetid […]
AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio’s filth
Associated Press | July 29, 2015 11:17 pm
Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Associated Press | August 14, 2016 9:52 amAt a school in Rio’s slums, kids surf in toxic waters