Travel to Brazil Leads Through Miami

Travel to Brazil Leads Through Miami

Are you ready for the World Cup?  The director of Miami International Airport likens getting MIA ready to handle an extra 50,000 or so World Cup travelers this summer to a military operation.

 

It involves checking and rechecking. Will the toilets work, will the moving sidewalks all be running smoothly? And then there’s the big one: Will there be a logjam at Customs as passengers bound for the June 12-July 13 FIFA World Cup cities pass through MIA?

 

Read Mimi Whitefield’s Miami Herald article here:

http://hrld.us/1mqSbR9

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Manaus in Brazil, Ready to Rock for the World Cup 2014

Manaus in Brazil, Ready to Rock for the World Cup 2014

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Brazil Playing for World Cup Title At Home

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