Interested in hosting the G8? It's probably cursed.

As a G8 summit looms in Lough Erne, Ireland, it's beginning to look like the event could be a bad omen.

Turns out the 2013 venue isn't the only one that's seen this happen, see Canada:

And Georgia:

In fact, just try not to be involved in hosting any kind of economic summit:

At least this year's venue doesn't need to worry about the protests we've seen so far. The Irish operator is a safe distance away from the arrests in London.

Then again, maybe the cause isn't that mysterious after all: