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Rio Resorts to Stop Gap Clean-up of Bay to Host Olympic Sailing

Rio's attempts at cleaning the waters where Olympic sailing events will be held in 2016 are so far behind schedule clean-up efforts are now stop gap rather than lasting, local officials admitted on Thursday.   “Cleaning rubbish from the Guanabara Bay will be a stop gap effort,” said Carlos Portinho, the state's sub-secretary for the environment. “But it's what we have to do.”   Portinho, who took office this week and is charged with cleaning the bay's...

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