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Rio Carnival 2010

Rio's Carnaval: A Long-Awaited Victory, Record Heat, and a Revived Street Scene

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris McGowan

Imagine the water, soft drinks, and beer consumed by 2.5 million people in the streets partying during a record heat wave with stifling humidity, and then think of the pressing need for rest rooms.

Rio Carnival 2010 PHOTOS: The Most Over-The-Top Moments

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Rio Carnival is once again rocking Brazil in all its outrageous, over-the-top glory. The carnival, like Mardi Gras, is a pre-Lent party, designed to ...

Tijuca, Samba Group Featuring 7-Year-Old Julia Lira, Crowned Rio Carnival Champs

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — A samba group that enraged child-welfare advocates by choosing a 7-year-old as a drums corps queen finished last Wednesday in t...

Madonna Hits Rio Carnival With Jesus Luz & Mercy (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jesus Luz reportedly dumped Madonna not two weeks ago, but the couple was seen reveling together over the weekend at the Rio Carnival in his native Br...