The Mangueira Samba School proved to be the cream of the crop at 2016 RIO de Janeiro Carnival. The school paid tribute to Brazilian MPB singer Maria Bethânia Viana Telles Veloso. Read on to find out the secret behind their win!
RIO has raised visitors’ expectations for the 2016 Summer Olympics, promising to surpass Barcelona’s past Olympic show. This article weighs RIO’s ambitions against the city’s progress thus far. Read on to find out how RIO stacks up to its own Olympic ideals.