By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the evening of Monday, March 4th, samba school G.R.E.S. União da Ilha do Governador will compete in the Grupo Especial with their parade scheduled to begin at 12:30 AM. The group will present their ‘samba enredo’ (thematic samba composition) entitled, ‘A peleja poética entre Rachel e Alencar no avarandado do céu’ (The poetic battle between Rachel and Alencar in the avarandado of the sky) a tribute to the Brazilian state of Ceará and two of its most famous authors, José de Alencar and . . .