Brazil faces tough task to ready airports for WCup (The Associated Press)

In this July 19, 2013 photo released by Portal da Copa, construction continues at the Eduardo Gomes international airport in Manaus, Brazil. Brazil faces a last-minute scramble to get its notoriously crowded and shabby airports into shape for a huge influx of World Cup fans next June, as delays have left planners with barely any time to spare. Brazil is upgrading airports in all 12 of the World Cup host cities, but in some cases the work started only this year. (AP Photo/Jose Zamith, Portal da Copa)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil faces a last-minute scramble to get its notoriously crowded and shabby airports into shape for a huge influx of World Cup fans next June, as delays have left planners with barely any time to spare.


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