Saturday, February 17, 2007

Carnival in Rio Could Be Deadly

RIO DE JANEIRO — This Brazilian city entered its famously joyous Carnival weekend Friday as a surge of violence has raised questions about the effectiveness of police officers and troops drafted to curb the mayhem. Above a decoration is adjusted in preparation for the Carnival parades, which begin Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.

Photo by Marcelo Sayao / EPA

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