Is Rio ready? 2016 Summer Olympics countdown is on!

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Aerial view of the Marina da Gloria marina works where the Rio 2016 Olympic Games sailing events will take place, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 28, 2015. AFP/ Vanderlei Almeida

One year away, and the countdown is officially on for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Will the South American country be ready?
CCTV America’s Elaine Reyes spoke to Paulo Sotero. He’s Director of the Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center.
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Paulo Sotero on 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio

Paulo Sotero on 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio

One year away. The countdown is officially on for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. But will Brazil be ready, for more on the excitement, construction and challenges ahead for next year's Olympics. CCTV America's Elaine Reyes spoke to Paulo Sotero. He's Director of the Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center.