Brazilian Police Cancel Order For 17,000 Raincoats After Realising World Cup Is Held During Dry Season

By Chris Wright

Brazil Indian Museum Battle

“Is it me or is it dry in here?”

With their double-wide fat seats and prostitutes being given state-funded English lessons , it’s fair to say that Brazil are doing a bang-up job getting their affairs in order for the 2014 World Cup that’s, of course, if you choose to ignore the fact that none of the budget-blasting stadiums are actually ready yet.

Anyway, last week saw yet another example of how prepared the nation are for their hosting duties when the Brasilia police force cancelled an order for £1.67 million’s worth of police-issue raincoats after double-checking their calendar and realising that the World Cup sits slap, bang in the middle of Brazil’s dry season.

This from Reuters:

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