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Top 5 Reasons to Watch the 2014 World Cup

Nsenga Burton | Posted 08.12.2014 | Sports
Nsenga Burton

The world is watching to see if Brazil can win the World Cup on their home turf. There are many reasons to watch this sporting event but here are a few.

LOOK: Amazing Photos Of Rio's Spectacular Carnival Finale

Posted 03.04.2014 | World

Rio de Janeiro's whirlwind Carnival season comes to a close Tuesday, with the five-day fiesta culminating in spectacular samba parades and partying th...

Rio Keeps Up Carnival Pace With Parties And Parades

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 03.04.2014 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Extraterrestrial toucan birds, neon green spacemen waving Brazilian flags and legions of scantily clad women and men dancing a...

LOOK: Samba Parades Sparkle At Rio Carnival

AP | Posted 03.03.2014 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carnival revelers are packing streets across Brazil for raucous open-air parties that begin at daybreak and pulse through the ...

LOOK: The Biggest Party On The Planet Kicks Off In Rio

AP | Posted 04.30.2014 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Rio de Janeiro's mayor has opened the seaside city's raucous Carnival, the self-billed biggest party on the planet and Brazil's...

Carnival Time in Rio

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

However cheesy Carnival may be, Rio de Janeiro -- mad, magical and mysterious -- allows you to live out, if only for a brief moment, your most far-flung fantasies and dreams.

Rio's Samba Schools Pull Out All The Stops For Carnival

AP | Posted 02.12.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Rio de Janeiro's samba schools vied for the title of the year's best Monday in an over-the-top, all-night-long Carnival parade at th...

LOOK: Sneak Peek At Río De Janeiro's Carnaval

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Vai chegar o Carnaval do Rio de Janeiro! As thousands of tourists flock south for Brazil’s famous pre-Lenten celebration, samba schools give...

LOOK: Beatles Party At Rio Carnival

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 04.21.2012 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — English speakers got their moment in the Carnival sun on Monday as a wild, Beatles-themed street party let them shake it up, b...

PHOTOS: Brazil's Carnival Bigger Than Ever

AP | By JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 04.18.2012 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO -- The globe's biggest Carnival bash opens Friday, and it promises to be an even bigger blowout this year, with 20 percent more tourist...

PHOTOS: Just In Time For Carnival, A Beginner's Guide To Rio

AP | By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 02.15.2012 | Travel

RIO DE JANEIRO -- "Brazil is not for beginners," the late, great Brazilian composer Tom Jobim once quipped. Nowhere does the remark hold more true tha...