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SBD Global/April 8, 2014/Olympics
After Sochi, Int'l Olympic Committee Turns Attention To Rio De Janeiro
Published April 8, 2014
SHOTS FIRED: The AP reported striking construction workers and security personnel "clashed Monday at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Park." Rio Mais, the consortium building the Olympic venues, "confirmed that random gunshots were fired as workers and security confronted each other." There were "no reports of injuries at the venue cluster," which is located 25km west of central Rio (AP, 4/7).