BRAZIL AND THE 2016 OLYMPICS
While WC preparations didn’t go as smoothly as anticipated, here’s an overview of the struggles and challenges Brazil faces for the 2016 Olympics.
- Venues are behind schedule and some have yet to begin construction
- Rio’s Olympic Bay is full of sewage waste
- Large citywide waste problem
- Rising costs — the cost of hosting went from 12 billion to 15 billion in April
- Social Inequality