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Rio Mayor: Olympics 'Wasted' Chance for Water Cleanup

ABC News: With 500 days to go until the 2016 Olympics begin, Rio de Janeiro’s mayor acknowledged Monday that the much-touted goal of cleaning up the city’s blighted waterways for the games would likely not be met.

Cleaning up Guanabara Bay, the sewage- and trash-filled waterway where the Olympic sailing events are to be held, “is something that we should have been able to achieve,” Eduardo Paes said.

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