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World Cup transport a worry for Brazil

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With congested airports, ramshackle roads and nightmarish urban traffic jams, Brazil faces a major transportation headache as it gears up for the 2014 World Cup. 

A man jogs next to a graffiti on the wall of Rio's Line 2-Maracana subway station, in Rio de Janeiro. Congested airports and urban traffic mean Brazil faces a major transportation headache as it gears up for the 2014 World Cup.

Despite planned investments of $13.65 billion for the soccer extravaganza, this continent-sized country cannot make up in the remaining 18 months for decades of neglect of its infrastructure, experts say.

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