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a state of public calamity

We're fairly inured by now with the idea of the Olympics providing a state of exception but 50 days before the 2016 Opening Ceremony Rio has now gone one better announcing a state of public calamity. Or perhaps Citius, Altius, Fortius just got lost in translation.
A state of public calamity: Rio 2016: A state of public calamity. Tweet by AFP News Agency.A state of public calamity: Rio 2016: A state of public calamity. Tweet by AFP News Agency.


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