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VERBATIM: Rio will be safest place on earth during Olympics

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I think that the operation that we just had going after some guys, they're suspects of terrorists threats. This shows that Brazilian agencies, international agencies are working properly in Brazil to get things done, so I mean, I'm pretty confident that things are going to go well. There's lots of security.
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This is something that we've been doing for a long time, and ultimately that Rio is going to be the safest place on Earth during the Olympics. Why is Zika not a problem? Because we are winter time, which the mosquitoes that transmits the disease is not present. So I mean, I need to say that, if you're American, please don't go to Miami, don't go to Florida, because they've got more cases of Zika in Miami or Florida than what you have in Rio.
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So, I mean, it's not going to be an issue doing the games. It's an issue of during summer time in Rio in Brazil, as it is in the States, as it is in most of the America's. But now, we have zero cases of Zika.