Brazil's biggest party kicks off

King officially kicks off the annual Rio carnival with hundreds of street parades planned across the city.

    Brazil's biggest party of the year has officially kicked off.
     
    More than 600,000 visitors are expected to flock into Rio de Janeiro for the festival.
     
    And, as Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports, the city is now in the hands of a king

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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