The 2016 Olympic Games Probably Won't Save Brazil's Tanking Economy
Brazil's economy is in the tank, and it looks like the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero are only adding to its issues.By Katie Link | December 3, 2015
Brazil's economy is a hot mess. The president's approval rating is at a record low, the government is caught in the middle of a huge corruption scandal, the nation's currency is tanking and unemployment is at a six-year high.
And yet, ready or not, in eight short months, thousands of athletes and spectators will descend on the country's second-largest city for the 2016 Olympic Games.
"Rio de Janiero," the presenter said. (Video via BBC)