July 22, 2016
Rio Is Going After Unwanted Guests
Rio is having a hard time managing their guest list for the upcoming Olympics. Despite the Russian Olympic Committee trying to overturn the suspension, 68 Russian athletes will not be attending this year’s Games for doping violations. But they aren’t the least welcome attendees. Brazilian police arrested 10 aspiring ISIS members for allegedly planning acts of terror. While they were not official members of the terrorist group, they did try to contact ISIS and submit an application. They also attempted to contact a weapons supplier in Paraguay to get AK 47 assault rifles. With this in mind, the federal government is releasing an extra 24 million dollars to improve security ahead of the Olympics.
Good Read: Why Brazil Is Worried About ISIS
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