Party time in Brazil: Dancing away troubles at Carnival

Brazilians struggling in poverty and unemployment are setting aside their problems, as Carnival season hits the streets.

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    Brazilians are letting off steam as Carnival season hits the streets.

    Their struggles with the economy, corruption and political splits are being forgotten, as they have a party to remember.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Recife, Brazil.


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