Brazil is just weeks away from opening day of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. But as it stands, things are not looking good.
Major construction delays, escalating preparation costs and a great deal of civil unrest are all issues that have swept much of the news surrounding the games.
NPR International Correspondent Lourdes Garcia-Navarro joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss the preparations and protests taking place in Brazil in the run-up to the World Cup.
This segment aired on May 23, 2014.