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Dazzling Rio carnival climax gives Brazilians reason to smile

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BURST OF COLOR. Revellers of Uniao da Ilha samba school perform during the first night of the carnival parade at Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 7, 2016. Photo by Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP
Brazilians enjoy the glitzy spectacle, determined not to let the Zika outbreak ruin their partying

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Feb. 8, 2016) — Dancers – some nearly naked, others in elaborate costumes – strutted into the final round of the Rio Carnival’s samba championship Monday, February 8, Continue reading Dazzling Rio carnival climax gives Brazilians reason to smile