Carnivals

Greek carnival celebrations get a little flour power

Feb 19, 2018

Residents and visitors of seaside town in Greece pelt each other with bags of dyed flour in annual celebration marking the start of Lent

Bolivia blames both Carnival blasts on dynamite

Feb 18, 2018

Bolivian authorities now say that both of the explosions that killed 12 people during recent Carnival celebrations were caused by dynamite, not exploding gas tanks as initially thought

Violence during Rio Carnival spotlights security woes

Feb 15, 2018

A series of muggings, armed robberies and confrontations during Rio de Janeiro's Carnival celebrations are highlighting a deteriorating security situation in the city

Bolivian government says Carnival bomb killed 4, hurt 10

Feb 15, 2018

Bolivian officials said Wednesday that a bomb caused an explosion that killed four people and injured 10 during Carnival celebrations

2nd explosion kills 2 in Bolivian town hit by weekend blast

Feb 14, 2018

Bolivian officials say an explosion has killed two people and injured 10 in the same Altiplano region town where eight people died and 40 were injured during weekend Carnival celebrations by a blast that has been blamed on a leak in a gas canister

Use of blackface in Brazil Carnival parade sparks debate

Feb 13, 2018

A top samba school's use of blackface in a Carnival parade is sparking debate about depictions of race in Brazil, which is still grappling with a fraught racial legacy

Ridicule of leaders, samba, skimpy garb at Brazil Carnival

Feb 13, 2018

Brazilians are making fun of local and world leaders, pushing boundaries and partying hard during Carnival celebrations

Millions flock to Carnival street parades across Germany

Feb 12, 2018

Millions of dressed-up revelers are taking to the streets across Germany to celebrate carnival

Rio kicks off Carnival parade with anti-establishment tone

Feb 12, 2018

There are some Brazilians who aren't likely to find much to enjoy about the start of Rio de Janeiro's colorful Carnival parades _ the mayor, the governor and the president

8 dead, 40 hurt by exploding gas canister in Bolivia

Feb 12, 2018

The death toll from the explosion of a gas canister at a Bolivian Carnival parade has risen to eight, and authorities say at least 40 people were injured

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