July 05, 2016
Rio Police Greet Tourists With A Warm ‘Welcome To Hell’
The police department of Rio de Janeiro have a new slogan that they’re now greeting tourists with: “Welcome to Hell! Police and firefighters don’t get paid, whoever comes to Rio de Janeiro will not be safe.” While protesting the government that has failed to pay police officers in months, cops held up a sign with that cordial welcome outside Rio’s airport. With the Olympics just 30 days away, violence is on the rise in Rio and cops have begun to address the public directly, promising that they “won’t be able to protect you” due to the government’s failure to compensate its police force. But don’t worry tourists, the cops weren’t going to protect you from the Zika virus, the water pollution epidemic or the recession anyway.
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