An elite Carnival group in Rio was greeted by rousing cheers during the annual parade. The Portela group managed to march despite having costumes and floats destroyed by fire a month earlier.
The Skanner News Video: Portela
Meanwhile, hundreds of people gathered in Paraty, 250 kilometres (155 miles) from the carnival capital Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on Saturday, for the city's annual carnival Mud Party.
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