Wednesday, October 19, 2011

a short-term goodbye

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One month after a poorly maintained Santa Teresa bonde (trolley car) derailed and flipped killing five people and wounding nearly sixty others, Rio de Janeiro witnessed another avoidable tragedy.

On October 13th an explosion completely destroyed Filé Carioca, a restaurant in downtown Rio’s newly renovated Praça Tiradentes, killing three people and injuring nearly twenty more.

For the complete version of this article, please visit The Rio Times.

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