By Nicole Froio, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Though Carnival is just around the corner, Rio has another important cultural celebration to take care of as today marks the Brazilian goddess of the sea, Iemanjá. After being honored by flowers in New Year's Eve, the goddess will be once again celebrated by believers of her faith.

Around two hundred people had gathered early for a procession in her name at Cinelândia, holding flowers, candles and mirrors to be . . .

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