February 09, 2014
Workers at the World Cup stadium in Manaus, Brazil are threatening to go on strike after another construction-related death.
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Brazil has been under a spotlight because of its problematic World Cup preparations, with the southern host city of Curitiba still in danger of being dropped because of a delay in stadium construction. The country also is making headlines because of fan violence and turmoil in the Brazilian league, which may not start on time because of a series of civil lawsuits against a sports tribunal decision that altered last year's final standings.

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