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Latest update : 2016-08-23

Rio's Legacy: Were the Olympics worth it for Brazil? (part 1)

The closing ceremonies of the 31st Summer Games had the entire planet dancing to a samba beat after a fortnight that included plenty of tales of great performances and sportsmanship. Rio pulled it off, but now comes the bill. We'll look at unfinished projects, murky bookkeeping, Olympic-sized debt, and a regularly-scheduled political crisis that resumes this week with the trial in the senate of Brazil's impeached president Dilma Rousseff. Can Brazil be proud or will it regret hosting the Games?

Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Bent FLYVBJERG

Co-author, 'The Oxford Olympics Study 2016: Cost and Cost Overrun at the Games'

Ligia MAURA COSTA

Professor FGV-Sao Paolo University

Elliot RICHARDSON

France 24 Sports Editor

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2017-06-27 FARC

Farewell to arms? Crucial Step for Colombia peace process (full debate)

A ceremony marking the disarmament of Latin America's oldest guerilla movement takes place in of Mesetas, Colombia. Marxist Farc militants lay down their guns and officially...

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2017-06-26 Narendra MODI

Modi meets Trump: The ties that bind US, India leaders

How much do Donald Trump and Narendra Modi really have in common? Their personal lifestyles may be radically different but both are nationalists with strong personalities, who...

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2017-06-22 Emmanuel Macron

Macron's marching orders: New French president's first EU summit

Emmanuel Macron sounded like a man in charge as he chastised East European leaders that flout common rules on refugees and freedom of speech. At his first EU summit as French...

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2017-06-21 Queen Elizabeth II

Queen's Speech: Monarch outlines two-year plan as Brexit looms

Our panel of guests focus on the state opening of parliament in London, where the Queen usually reads out the government's to-do list for the year ahead. Brexit featured front...

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2017-06-20 Middle East

The Scramble for Syria: What happens after Raqqa falls?

There's the battle for Raqqa but what about the battle for Syria? The shooting down of a Syrian jet by the US military, plus an Iran-made drone in the southeast late this...

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