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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 Amy Skalmusky, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANERIO, BRAZIL - An estimated 3,000,000 people are partying in the streets of Rio at its over 400 blocos, or Carnival block parties. With nearly half of the blocos situated in...

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