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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As Rio braces for Carnival 2016, and the 505 bloco street parties that sweep across the city, it also faces the large inebriated crowds looking for a place to go to the bathroom. Authorities this year will slap a R$510 fine on anyone caught urinating in public, which has increased dramatically from the R$170 fine last year.

The change was adopted by the city in August, but this will be the first Carnival . . .

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