1st February 2018
Rio de Janeiro Carnival Celebrations – Security Concerns
- Carnival is celebrated across the world and marks a final major party before the Christian festival of Lent. Carnival is
especially popular in the Americas.
- Crime rates spike in the lead up to, and during, Carnival festivities, particularly across Central and South America.
- The largest celebrations occur in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where the deployment of federal troops has been requested by
- In Rio de Janeiro, the 2018 Carnival begins on 09 February and ends on 14 February, the day Lent begins.
For the full article download PDF 20180201 – Security Concerns for Carnival Celebrations in Rio de Janeiro – Pre-Event Travel Advisory
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