By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While most countries have already celebrated Valentine's Day this year, Brazil has been gearing up for it this week. Today (Wednesday, June 12th) marks Dia dos Namorados and in Rio, shops and restaurants have been busy making preparations for this celebration of romance.

Dia dos Namorados in Brazil falls on the day before Saint Anthony’s day (considered to be the marriage saint) and is widely considered the main reason . . .

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