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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With thousands of partygoers on the streets during the five days of Carnival, some of the main concerns for city of officials in Rio de Janeiro have been dirty streets filled with trash and waste. To curb people causing public disorder the city instituted fines ranging anywhere from R$115 to R$3,693, and according to officials, more than two thousand people had been fined from Friday (February 5th) to Tuesday (February 9th).

“Those caught urinating on public streets and sidewalks were fined R$510 by officials,” said the . . .

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