Troubles and uncertainties in Rio before the Olympic Games

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“I am optimistic about the games, but I have to show the reality. We can make a great Olympics, but if some steps are not taken, it can be a big failure,” Francisco Dornelles told.” I am optimistic about the games, but I have to show the reality. We can make a great Olympics, but if some steps are not taken, it can be a big failure,” Francisco Dornelles told to the media. The state declared an official emergency and requested a federal bailout earlier this month but it hasn’t received the money. “Welcome to hell. Police and firefighters don’t get paid, whoever comes to Rio de Janeiro will not be safe,” was a message posted on the airport and over the city by several people. A man even tried to snuff out the Olympic torch by throwing a bucket of water at it. Many issues, including Zika virus threat possibly will make this year Olympics Games different.

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