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brazil is less than five hundred days away from hosting the twenty sixteen olympic games in the country has yet to even start construction of several venues , leading to fears that a last minute rush could mean unplanned costs for a nation trying to claw its way out of recession , i'm stephen eyes and i'm a reporting for voices in use in rio de janeiro copacabana beach , miss deadlines and nothing new for the olympics they're often reports of delays right up until the opening ceremony when things begin without a hitch , with the build up in rio looks set to be global sports closest call yet , one of the biggest concerns power , sources tell reuters countries have yet to be tended to hundreds of kilometers of cable , that delay impacts other projects which need to be designed to conjunction with the power supply brazilian officials label wavy scripts , saying that was similar worries for the world cup but in the end that was deemed a success nnnnn inflated costs for the world cup stirred civil unrest abroad more than a million people to the streets , the protest in twenty thirteen , and construction delays put more power in contract is hands who demand more money for urgent projects and high any hike to the game's thirteen billion dollar price tag might be haunt for brazilians to stomach