8 Shocking Alternatives to World Cup Costs

8 Shocking Alternatives to World Cup Costs
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BadCredit.org Staff
By: BadCredit.org Staff
Posted: July 1, 2014
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There’s been a lot of talk lately about the 2014 FIFA World Cup and its impact on local Brazilians.

Protests broke out as locals tried to draw attention to the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure and lack of adequate funding for essential services like education and health care.

We thought to ourselves — what could Brazil get with that money instead?

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Note: All figures are in $USD based on the June 2014 equivalent in Brazilian reais ($R).


Clickable sources:

https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&es_th=1&ie=UTF-8#q=toms&tbm=shop

http://www.reuters.com/article/brazil-economy-wage-idUSL2N0K21FW20131223

http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/country_result.jsp?country=Brazil&displayCurrency=USD
a=2556

http://phys.org/news/2011-05-unicef-discloses-vaccine-prices-1st.html

http://www.liveinbrazil.org/the-cost-of-living-in-brazil-the-real-price/

http://www.brazil-help.com/what_things_cost_in_brazil.htm