THE WORLDPOST
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Brazil, Newest Olympic City, Rattled By Violence

RIO DE JANEIRO Just over two weeks ago, this striking city landed the 2016 Olympic Games, the first ever in South America, setting off a sweaty, impromptu beach party that lasted most of the weekend. President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil sobbed with happiness. Rio's residents glowed with pride.

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