Brazil asks FIFA, hotels to lower World Cup prices (The Associated Press)

In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, a view of the Golden Tulip Inn in Brasilia, Brazil. The Brazilian government is concerned that some hotels listed on FIFA's website for the 2014 World Cup plan to overcharge during the tournament. Brazil's tourism board has notified the justice ministry after one of its studies showed that rates will be up to 500 percent more expensive during the World Cup in some hotels from the agency MATCH Services, which is listed on FIFA's website. The board says

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s tourism board says it has officially told FIFA and hotel operators to negotiate lowering prices during the 2014 World Cup.

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