Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Carnival reaches its second official day (Saturday, February 25th) of the 2017 season, Rio de Janeiro will host a full slate of blocos (street parties) spread across the city. Of the 451 officially licensed blocos for the year, there will be 75 today, starting at 8AM and some ending as late as 2AM.

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