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2016 Olympics preparations going smoothly

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) — IOC officials left here impressed by preparations for the 2016 Olympics, saying the city had made great strides on infrastructure projects for the games and beyond.

The glowing report, delivered by the IOC oversight panel yesterday after a three-day visit, included praise for public works such as a new rapid transit bus system and projects meant to benefit the city in the long run. “There has been an impressive amount of work,” said Nawal El Moutawakel, head of the International Olympic Committee’s coordination commission. “It will benefit the city greatly.” Read more>>

Source Jamaica Observer

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