Brazil: Airports Gone Private

Post on February 12, 2012, 8:14 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

If you’ve ever been to Rio, one of the first things that will strike you is how ugly the Rio Airport is.  It looks like a concrete bunker.  Given the fact that the Germantown Favela is not far away, perhaps it is a concrete bunker.  Well, the guvment of Brazil is taking steps to change the experience ahead of the World Cup and the Rio Games. The Brazilian government privatized operations at three of the nation’s main airports earlier this week, awarding $14 billion in contracts to three consortiums that will expand and run terminals amid booming demand and ahead of the 2014 World Cup.  Now, if they could just do something about those favelas…

Read Bradley Brooks’ Miami Herald article here:

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