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World Cup 2014: Ready for Americans in Brazil!

Blog post published on DipNote, the U.S. State Department Official Blog on June 5, 2014. Brazil is known throughout the world for its sandy beaches, friendly people, and unbridled passion for soccer. So it’s fitting that this year Brazil will play host to the world’s largest sporting event, the FIFA World Cup. Hundreds of thousands of soccer fans from all over the globe will make the ...
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Ambassador Optimistic Brazil Can Pull Off World Cup

Interview granted to Taylor Barnes, Special for USA TODAY Sports, and published on May 21, 2014. Three weeks before the country hosts the World Cup, organizers are still scrambling to put finishing touches on stadiums, and strikes by bus workers and police are causing miles of traffic jams and frustration in the daily lives of locals ...
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