Eye on Brazil - 219 days until the World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be here before you know it. The road to the

big event has been a rocky one for Brazil. There are concerns about the

stadiums being finished in time, protesters have been vandalizing venues, and Brazilians were rioting during the Confederations Cup in June.

Leading up to the World Cup we will be showcasing imagery from Brazil to help you stay tapped in to what is going on.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: A woman jumps across the rocks at Arpoador at sunset on the Day of the Dead on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilians often mark the traditional Latin American holiday by visiting loved ones' graves while the Zombie Walk on nearby Copacabana Beach offered a modern twist. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Day Of The Dead Celebrated In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: A woman jumps across the rocks at Arpoador at sunset on the Day of the Dead on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilians often mark the traditional Latin American holiday by visiting loved ones' graves while the Zombie Walk on nearby Copacabana Beach offered a modern twist. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: A child dressed as a zombie poses before a 'Zombie Walk' along Copacabana Beach during Day of the Dead festivities on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilians often mark the traditional Latin American holiday by visiting loved ones' graves while the Zombie Walk offers a modern twist. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Day Of The Dead Celebrated In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: A child dressed as a zombie poses before a 'Zombie Walk' along Copacabana Beach during Day of the Dead festivities on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilians often mark the traditional Latin American holiday by visiting loved ones' graves while the Zombie Walk offers a modern twist. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Models present creations from the FH for Fause Haten 2014 Winter Collection, on the street during Sao Paulo Fashion Week October 30, 2013. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: FASHION)
Models present creations from the FH for Fause Haten 2014 Winter Collection, on the street during Sao Paulo Fashion Week
Models present creations from the FH for Fause Haten 2014 Winter Collection, on the street during Sao Paulo Fashion Week October 30, 2013. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: FASHION)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: A boy plays football in the Borel favela, or shantytown, on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The favela was previously controlled by drug traffickers and is now occupied by the city's Police Pacification Unit (UPP). Football is a very popular pastime played throughout the shantytowns of Rio and all over Brazil. The UPP are patrolling Rio's favelas amid the city's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Favela and Football - World Cup Preview
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: A boy plays football in the Borel favela, or shantytown, on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The favela was previously controlled by drug traffickers and is now occupied by the city's Police Pacification Unit (UPP). Football is a very popular pastime played throughout the shantytowns of Rio and all over Brazil. The UPP are patrolling Rio's favelas amid the city's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: People gather on Copacabana Beach on the Day of the Dead on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilians often mark the traditional Latin American holiday by visiting loved ones' graves while the Zombie Walk on nearby Copacabana Beach offered a modern twist. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Day Of The Dead Celebrated In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: People gather on Copacabana Beach on the Day of the Dead on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilians often mark the traditional Latin American holiday by visiting loved ones' graves while the Zombie Walk on nearby Copacabana Beach offered a modern twist. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: Umbanda worshipers gather while visiting a grave during Day of the Dead festivities at Sao Joao Batista cemetery on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Umbanda is a Brazilian religion that blends African spirituality with Catholicism, indigenous Brazilian traditions and 'spiritism'. Brazilians often mark the traditional Latin American holiday by visiting loved ones' graves and occasionally leaving offerings of food or drink. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Day Of The Dead Celebrated In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: Umbanda worshipers gather while visiting a grave during Day of the Dead festivities at Sao Joao Batista cemetery on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Umbanda is a Brazilian religion that blends African spirituality with Catholicism, indigenous Brazilian traditions and 'spiritism'. Brazilians often mark the traditional Latin American holiday by visiting loved ones' graves and occasionally leaving offerings of food or drink. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: Boys play football in the Formiga favela, or shantytown, on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The favela was previously controlled by drug traffickers and is now occupied by the city's Police Pacification Unit (UPP). Football is a very popular pastime played throughout the shantytowns of Rio and all over Brazil. The UPP are patrolling Rio's favelas amid the city's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Favela and Football - World Cup Preview
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: Boys play football in the Formiga favela, or shantytown, on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The favela was previously controlled by drug traffickers and is now occupied by the city's Police Pacification Unit (UPP). Football is a very popular pastime played throughout the shantytowns of Rio and all over Brazil. The UPP are patrolling Rio's favelas amid the city's efforts to improve security ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks during a ceremony to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the social welfare program Bolsa Familia (Family Allowance) in Brasilia October 30, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS SOCIETY)
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks during a ceremony to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the social welfare program Bolsa Familia (Family Allowance) in Brasilia
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks during a ceremony to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the social welfare program Bolsa Familia (Family Allowance) in Brasilia October 30, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS SOCIETY)
U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde walks down the ramp of the Planato Palace after a credentials presentation ceremony for new ambassadors to Brazil, in Brasilia October 31, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: POLITICS)
U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Ayalde walks down the ramp of the Planato Palace after a credentials presentation ceremony for new ambassadors to Brazil, in Brasilia
U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde walks down the ramp of the Planato Palace after a credentials presentation ceremony for new ambassadors to Brazil, in Brasilia October 31, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: POLITICS)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 01: A man is stopped at an intersection while bicycling with a child in a delivery cart in the port district as revitalization efforts continue on November 1, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Rio has started a multibillion dollar urban renewal program of its port district that includes a double decker waterfront freeway being torn down to be replaced by tunnels, repaved roads, a tram network and other infrastructure improvements in the area. The 'Porto Maravilha' project is also expected to displace around 1,000 local residents. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Rio To Revamp Port District Ahead Of Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 01: A man is stopped at an intersection while bicycling with a child in a delivery cart in the port district as revitalization efforts continue on November 1, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Rio has started a multibillion dollar urban renewal program of its port district that includes a double decker waterfront freeway being torn down to be replaced by tunnels, repaved roads, a tram network and other infrastructure improvements in the area. The 'Porto Maravilha' project is also expected to displace around 1,000 local residents. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 01: Participants march in an All Saints' Day parade, the day before the Day of the Dead, in the port district on November 1, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilians will mark the Day of the Dead tomorrow by visiting the graves of loved ones throughout the country. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Brazilians Take Part In All Saints' Day Parade
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 01: Participants march in an All Saints' Day parade, the day before the Day of the Dead, in the port district on November 1, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilians will mark the Day of the Dead tomorrow by visiting the graves of loved ones throughout the country. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Artists from the San Xia Acrobatic Troupe and Chongqing Ethnic Song and Dance Troupe of China perform during a rehearsal for the "Fu Yong - The Fortuna Eternal in Sacred Mountain" show in Rio de Janeiro October 31, 2013. The "Fu Yong - The Fortuna Eternal in Sacred Mountain" show performance will be staged from November 1 to 3. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
Artists from the San Xia Acrobatic Troupe and Chongqing Ethnic Song and Dance Troupe of China perform during a rehearsal in Rio de Janeiro
Artists from the San Xia Acrobatic Troupe and Chongqing Ethnic Song and Dance Troupe of China perform during a rehearsal for the "Fu Yong - The Fortuna Eternal in Sacred Mountain" show in Rio de Janeiro October 31, 2013. The "Fu Yong - The Fortuna Eternal in Sacred Mountain" show performance will be staged from November 1 to 3. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
Demonstrators attend a protest against police violence in Rio de Janeiro October 31, 2013. REUTERS/Ana Carolina Fernandes (BRAZIL - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
Demonstrators attend a protest against police violence in Rio de Janeiro
Demonstrators attend a protest against police violence in Rio de Janeiro October 31, 2013. REUTERS/Ana Carolina Fernandes (BRAZIL - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 31: A protester (R) is dressed as Batman while standing at the Lapa arches on October 31, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Protesters called for an end to police violence and corruption and voiced demands for better public services. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Anti-Government Protesters Hold Demonstration In Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 31: A protester (R) is dressed as Batman while standing at the Lapa arches on October 31, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Protesters called for an end to police violence and corruption and voiced demands for better public services. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: People surf at sunset at Ipanema Beach on the Day of the Dead on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilians often mark the traditional Latin American holiday by visiting loved ones' graves while the Zombie Walk on nearby Copacabana Beach offered a modern twist. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Day Of The Dead Celebrated In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: People surf at sunset at Ipanema Beach on the Day of the Dead on November 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilians often mark the traditional Latin American holiday by visiting loved ones' graves while the Zombie Walk on nearby Copacabana Beach offered a modern twist. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A spectator uses her tablet to record the Forum 2014 winter collection fashion show during Sao Paulo Fashion Week October 30, 2013. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: FASHION SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)
A spectator uses her tablet to record the Forum 2014 winter collection fashion show during Sao Paulo Fashion Week
A spectator uses her tablet to record the Forum 2014 winter collection fashion show during Sao Paulo Fashion Week October 30, 2013. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: FASHION SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 30: Rosana Moses stands with the family of 16 dogs she cares for in the port district as revitalization efforts continue on October 30, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Moses lives on the streets and relies on donations to help care for the dogs. Ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Rio has started a multibillion dollar urban renewal program of its port district which includes a double decker waterfront freeway being torn down to be replaced by tunnels, repaved roads, a tram network and other infrastructure improvements in the area. The 'Porto Maravilha' project is also expected to displace around 1,000 local residents. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Rio To Revamp Port District Ahead Of Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 30: Rosana Moses stands with the family of 16 dogs she cares for in the port district as revitalization efforts continue on October 30, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Moses lives on the streets and relies on donations to help care for the dogs. Ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Rio has started a multibillion dollar urban renewal program of its port district which includes a double decker waterfront freeway being torn down to be replaced by tunnels, repaved roads, a tram network and other infrastructure improvements in the area. The 'Porto Maravilha' project is also expected to displace around 1,000 local residents. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 30: People walk in front of the front entrance to the office buildingdamaged during protests, which houses the Brazilian oil company OGX, part of Eike Batista's EBX Group Co., on October 30, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. OGX may file for bankruptcy protection as early as today. Batista was Brazil's richest man and the eighth wealthiest in the world but an 18-month collapse has wiped out more than $30 billion of Batistas fortune. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Former Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista's Oil Company OGX Teeters On Bankruptcy
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 30: People walk in front of the front entrance to the office buildingdamaged during protests, which houses the Brazilian oil company OGX, part of Eike Batista's EBX Group Co., on October 30, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. OGX may file for bankruptcy protection as early as today. Batista was Brazil's richest man and the eighth wealthiest in the world but an 18-month collapse has wiped out more than $30 billion of Batistas fortune. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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