Back to the Brazilian streets

Brazil's postcard-perfect Carnival competition kicked off Sunday, but the world's most enthusiastic merrymakers have never stood on ceremony. For weeks now, the Cariocas, as Rio natives are known, have donned feathers and paint, mobbed the streets, and belted out provocative anthems.

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