The upcoming summer games have turned a global spotlight on Brazil, as the elected President is being impeached by legislators more corrupt than she is. Dilma Rousseff's leftist administration is being taken over by a highly unpopular, conservative Vice President, Michel Temer, who's talking about austerity. Political unrest could disrupt the games, and there's dispute whether the flood of tourists and spectators could help spread the Zika virus.
Brazil's Political Crisis and the Olympic Games
- Julia Leite - Bloomberg News - @julialeite
- Jamal Khokhar - Institute of the Americas - @khokharja
- Maria Luisa Mendonça - Social Network for Justice and Human Rights
- Barry Ames - Pittsburgh University