WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - With billions spent on the biggest soccer tournament in Brazil, it is not just how the government is spending money that is fueling anger in Brazil, as many locals feel that they are being squeezed out of a party that is happening on their doorstep. <div style="display:none">buy mifepristone misoprostol <a href="http://www.westshoreprimarycare.com/blog/page/abortion-pill-misoprostol">when is the first trimester of pregnancy</a> redirect</div><div style="display:none">abortion providers <a href="http://www3.poolhost.com/blog/page/abortion-pill-online.aspx">go</a> read</div><div style="display:none">medical abortion misoprostol <a href="http://www.idpa.com/blog/page/where-to-buy-abortion-pills.aspx">morning after pills</a> how to get the abortion pill</div><div style="display:none">redirect <a href="http://blog.gildedvillage.com/template/page/wives-that-cheat.aspx">online</a> unfaithful husbands</div><div style="display:none">women affairs <a href="http://blog.gildedvillage.com/template/page/wives-that-cheat.aspx">website</a> link</div> }}" />

   
 
 
Many Poor Brazilians Feel Excluded From World Cup Tournament
otc abortion pill the cost of abortion pill open
abortion providers abortion pill name read
online read side effects abortion pill
wifes that cheat why women cheat on men they love click
online website married men who cheat with men
husbands that cheat open all wives cheat
click why do women cheat reason why husband cheat
prevent hiv chlamydia test online herpes cure

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
   
   
  Originally Published on: 6/15/2014

With billions spent on the biggest soccer tournament in Brazil, it is not just how the government is spending money that is fueling anger in Brazil. Many locals feel that they are being squeezed out of a party that is happening on their doorstep. People from poor communities say they simply cannot afford to enjoy the World Cup experience. The Favelas have produced some of Brazil's finest football talent. But now that the country is hosting the World Cup. many in the shantytowns feel excluded from the show. So they're playing their own tournament, called the People's Cup, to protest the FIFA event. "It's clear that the World Cup is FIFA's and not the people," Rafaela says. "Those who have always watched world cups at home cannot afford to go to stadiums because of the exorbitant prices." For many in Brazil, the excitement about the World Cup has faded, and given way to anger at exploding costs and those high-ticket prices. "All of those taking part in this tournament are from the favelas here in Rio," says CNN's Frederik Pleitgen. "Their message is clear. They believe the World Cup is an event for the rich, at the expense of the millions of poor people who live in shanty towns like this one." The Brazilian government has dismissed criticism of alleged mismanagement. But many question whether the billions the country is spending on the tournament might have been better invested in education, the health care system or public infrastructure. One of those playing in the popular cup is Clayton Viera Soares. He's a soldier and says he only supports the World Cup because it's a job. He's been put on guard duty at one of the stadiums. "They do not care about the people, he says. All they care about is getting rich tourists over here to watch the World Cup." In a country with big inequalities, soccer has always been a unifying factor. But the World Cup has highlighted the social problems Brazil faces, says Caio Lima, one of the organizers of the People's Cup. "This year, we are bringing together all the people who are affected by the world cup," he says. "There are some people who were evicted from their land, homeless people and some fans who can't afford tickets. We are bringing together those who are not going to the FIFA party." A party many in Brazil's favelas have been waiting for all their lives, and which most of them cannot afford to attend.

infidelity how to cheat on wife read here
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The District Five Area Agency on Aging's annual Positive Aging Expo was held Thursday in Fairhaven Hall at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Full Story
Image1 The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition starts its annual drug driving awareness campaign as the final holiday of summer approaches. Full Story
 
Image1 The seventh C-130 at the Ohio National Guard's 179th Airlift Wing at Mansfield Lahm Airport has a new name. Full Story
Image1 The two candidates for mayor of Mansfield campaigned Wednesday before the Mansfield Noon Optimists Club. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Mansfield Mayor Candidates Speak To Noon Optimists Club

Congressman Gibbs Tours Avita Ontario

9-Year-Old Boy Dies After Falling From 4-Wheeler

Man With Alzheimer's Missing In Galion

Green Rush Bus Tour Stops In Mansfield

Puffs On North Trimble Road Robbed

Head-On Collision On South Main Street Hospitalizes Three

Ashland Woman Hurt In Rollover Crash

Ashland County Honors Veterans With Festival

Hospice Holds 6th Annual Community Corn Roast

13th Annual Strut Your Mutt Festival, 5K Held At Fairgrounds

More News