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By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The number of police on duty during Carnival has been stepped up this year to 14,454 in order to help ensure the safety of partygoers. The figure marks an...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last week officials announced the number and locations of the 'blocos' that surround the 2013 Carnival season. Bucking the recent trend to lower the number of blocos - the open...
By Bruno de Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - On Sunday August 30, a union of blocos de rua (street parties) held a demonstration in Praça XV, in the Centro district, to protest Mayor Eduardo Paes' new regulations for...

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