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Tips for World Cup travelers to avoid crime in Brazil

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So basically, have a rocket launcher with you, and maybe... maybe you will be safe.

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Tourists will be fine! Police brutality will be rampant, maybe the only way to keep, the mugging number down!

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Tips for World Cup travelers to avoid crime in Brazil: Step one: Don't go to Brazil.

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The biggest crime in Brazil is the wasted money on stadiums and security for this brief global party in a country of extreme economic disparity with a great need for spending on education, transportation and other basic needs. A recent poll revealed that less than 25% of the Brazilian population will cheer for the Brazilian team and there are now strikes and demonstrations against the event. Yes! Avoid supporting this economic crime against the people.

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So, if all those tourists could just avoid public transportation, hotels, and tourist areas, and not use their phones, they should be okay.

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I'm a brazilian guy, who live in one of the host cities (Manaus, Amazonas), and this fear of muggings and assaults is mostly concerning to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. Manaus is well-known for being very cosy and attractive to people who love to get into adventures. And we are very safe here, I promise, so don't be afraid to visit us whether in the world cup or anytime...

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So, if all those tourists could just avoid public transportation, hotels, and tourist areas, and not use their phones, they should be okay.

So please tell me, what's the purpose of going then, especially during the WC if you can't use any transportation, tourist areas or can't even use your phone? I saw the people getting on the subway the other day, it's almost worse than Tokyo, I'm not even sure of they can handle these games properly. @roughneck is right, just don't go then OR go after the WC is finished.

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Tips for World Cup travelers to avoid crime in Brazil

Stay in your walled hotel and watch the games on tv!

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public transportation hubs, hotel sectors, and tourist areas are the locations with the highest crime rates.

... then where in the world are people meant to go then?! Honestly, with the crime issue, not to mention the catastrophic pollution issue (google Guabarana Bay if you don't believe me), this Cup is going to be a shambles.

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warispeace:

The biggest crime in Brazil is the wasted money on stadiums

I was shocked at how much it all cost, expecially when compared to previous competitions. Have a look at WC2014 on Wikipedia.

Brazil 2014 cost 14 billion dollars (the most expensive yet).

2nd was Germany 2006 at 6 billion

US 1994 was only 30 million!!!!!! Now that's what I call a bargain!

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This article shows EXACTLY the 1st reason why I moved to this country. Everyone should pe thankful for living in a country as peaceful as here. Was just thinking with myself today, all this big globe and there's so few places where you can feel 100% and free from armed conflicts, intolerance, urban violence, dictatorships, crazy people with access to guns, etc. Japan, New Zealand and the Nordic Countries.

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The biggest crime in Brazil is the wasted money on stadiums and security for this brief global party in a country of extreme economic disparity with a great need for spending on education, transportation and other basic needs. A recent poll revealed that less than 25% of the Brazilian population will cheer for the Brazilian team and there are now strikes and demonstrations against the event. Yes! Avoid supporting this economic crime against the people.

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The best choice for you, dont come to Brazil.

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The best advice is don't go to Brazil.

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