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Video: For many Rio residents, Olympic dream turns into a nightmare

It's been three months since the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro hosted the Summer Olympics, but the euphoria generated by the event is already a distant memory. State coffers are empty and a severe economic crisis is taking its toll. Many employees are still waiting to be paid and public services are crumbling. Our correspondents have been to meet locals for whom the Olympic dream has turned into a nightmare.

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Programme prepared by Elom Marcel Toble and Jessica Sestili.

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