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Tonight, the 2016 Summer Olympic Games officially kick off in Rio de Janeiro. But Brazilian protesters on the streets are frustrated that their financially strapped city is now playing host for a massive sporting event that it conceivably cannot afford.
Brazil remains in a deep recession and is mired in multiple interconnected corruption scandals. Organizers report that more than a million tickets remain unsold.
Juliana Barbassa, author of "Dancing with the Devil in the City of God: Rio de Janeiro on the Brink," discusses the games and unrest in Rio.