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After reportedly not being paid for their work for several months, around 100 police officers protested the Brazilian government at Rio de Janeiro’s international airport on Monday.

They chanted and covered the floor with dummies, complete with taped-on photographs of officers killed in action. They held up signs reading “Welcome to Hell” and “Pay to enter and pray to get out.”

And amid a particularly violent and economically unsound period in the nation’s history, they — the police — also claimed they wouldn’t be able to adequately protect visitors when the 2016 Olympics kick off on Aug. 5.

Continue reading:  ‘Welcome To Hell’: Rio Police Warn They Can’t Promise Olympic Protection

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7 thoughts on “‘Welcome To Hell’: Rio Police Warn They Can’t Promise Olympic Protection

  1. They have every right to protest, their pay is atrocious, but a lot of this is forcing the issue because they know the government is under pressure.

  2. Yikes! It’s spreading everywhere! But the real virus is the Kleptocrats who are systematically gobbling up any remains of decent global social interaction to replace it with their notion of “Brave New World 1984” with a stronger emphasis on the “1984” part.

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