Wed June 18, 2014
In Brazil, Predictions Of Doom And Gloom Give Way To Minor Annoyances
Originally published on Wed June 18, 2014 2:32 pm
Brazil's World Cup preparation endured some heavy criticism leading up to the games. Stadiums were still under construction, Internet connections were sketchy and transportation faced major challenges. A week into the tournament, NPR's Russell Lewis has traveled to three airports and three cities so far. He talks to Melissa Block about what has worked and what remains a challenge.