No one would want to throw the biggest party in the world if they were in the middle of divorce, broke and being audited.
That's pretty much the situation Brazil finds itself in right now, during the Summer Olympic Games.
President Dilma Rousseff is in the midst of being impeached. Her trial starts in a few days, after the end of the games. The country is going through a historic recession and budgets are being repeatedly slashed. And the largest corruption investigation in Latin American history has taken down politicians and captains of industry alike.