A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues ''are white elephants'' that were built with ''no planning.''
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Many of the venues are empty, boarded up, and have no tenants or income with the maintenance costs dumped on the federal government. ''There was no planning,'' federal prosecutor Leandro Mitidieri told the public hearing on the Olympics. ''There was no planning when they put