• Carnival Street Parade cancelled in Rio

    21 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Rio de Janeiro has canceled its world-famous Carnival street parades due to a surge in Covid-19 cases, the city's mayor Eduardo Paes announced Tuesday during a YouTube live stream.
    While some major Carnival events will still go ahead, organized street parties, known as “blocos” are to be canceled for the second year in a row, he said.
    Paes said that they had a meeting today with the people from the ‘blocos,' and they informed them that the street carnival, which didn't take place in 2021, cannot happen this year due to the epidemiological data that they have.
    “It would be very difficult to...
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