Rio Plans Less Carnival Bloco in Zona Sul

By Lauren Vita Sgarlato, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Carnival in Rio, also known as the world’s biggest and best celebration, is not just about the massive spectacular samba parade at Sambódromo.  A huge part of Carnival is the blocos (block parties), but this year city officials are reducing the total number of blocos allowed, as well as shifting more out of . . .

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