A labor court has allowed construction to resume at the World Cup stadium where a man fell 115 feet to his death while working on a roofing structure in the jungle city of Manaus.
The contractor at the World Cup stadium where a worker fell 115 feet (35 meters) to his death is trying to reverse a labor court ruling that halted work on part of the venue.
A labor court on Sunday halted construction in part of the World Cup stadium where a man fell 115 feet to his death while working on a roofing structure in the jungle city of Manaus, further delaying the venue that will host England vs. Italy and three other matches next June.
Public prosecutors want to halt construction at the World Cup stadium where a man fell 115 feet to his death while working on a roofing structure in the jungle city of Manaus.
It's a good thing the mayor of World Cup city Manaus has a sense of humor. Because some of the stuff being said about this historic city deep in the heart of the Amazon jungle is laughable.
FIFA, the international governing body for soccer, announced the 32-country World Cup draw on Friday. This global soccer (or, as it's known in most countries, football) tournament will be held next summer in Brazil.
Defending champion Spain will play its opening 2014 World Cup game against the Netherlands, a repeat of the ill-tempered 2010 final, while host Brazil faces a relatively easy path to the knockout stage after Friday's draw.
There are scores to settle, family feuds and no shortage of karmic reckoning. For something so random, Friday's World Cup draw delivered a blockbuster mix of intrigue, entertainment and story lines that will keep folks talking from now until the tournament kicks off June 12.