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Brazil lifts visa restrictions for Olympics but Zika fears dissuading Canadians

June 23, 2016

CBC News | June. 23, 2016

Poor Brazil. The Rio de Janeiro Olympics haven’t even started yet and the event has already been tarnished by everything from political corruption to severe water pollution to fears about the Zika virus. “It’s unfortunate, but the only news coming out of there seems to be negative,” says sports marketing expert and University of Toronto professor Richard Powers. Read more.