Sunday, June 22, 2014

Dire Predictions of Chaos Have So Far Not Come True for World Cup's Host Country

Uh, that's not what all the videos were showing this last couple of weeks, but okay.

At LAT, "Plenty of kicks, few complaints so far at World Cup in Brazil":
“I thought this World Cup was going to be a total fiasco. Everyone did.” said Sardo Lima, 53, a retired bank teller working as a taxi driver during the World Cup in Fortaleza. “But thanks to God, everything is going relatively well, apart from some sporadic traffic. But of course, that doesn't change the fact that millions were stolen for the stadiums and many of the programs promised were never delivered.”