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Workers Threaten Strike At World Cup Stadium

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February 08, 2014 AT 11:58 AM
Workers at a World Cup stadium in the jungle city of Manaus are threatening to go on strike to demand better conditions following a third recent construction-related death at the venue. A walkout could further delay the completion of the Arena da Amazonia just months before the start of football's showcase tournament. Union leader Cicero Custodio told Brazilian news media "We have to guarantee the workers' rights and their safety. Nobody will get in on Monday.