Ministry of Tourism Releases US$2 Million for Work on Rio’s Sambadrome

The interventions are focused on the safety of the venue, including electrical installations.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At this year's Carnaval, the samba school parades were at risk due to a refusal by the Fire Department to authorize the show, following the petition for a ban issued by the Rio de Janeiro State Prosecutor's Office (MPRJ).

Together with the Minister of Tourism, Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, the mayor of Rio, Marcelo Crivella, and Senator Flávio Bolsonaro, visited the work in progress yesterday . . .

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