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Fiscal crisis makes Brazilians rethink Carnival financing

Fiscal crisis makes Brazilians rethink Carnival financing

Carnival is not only a time for people to tune out from their everyday lives and throw themselves into a five-day celebration featuring dance, music, and outrageous costumes—often prepared months in advance. However, according to a recent national poll, it seems that revelers do not think that public money should pay for their celebrations.

Apparently, 85.8 percent of people agree with reducing public investments for the party, redirecting them instead to priority areas such as education or healthcare. Also, 94 percent of people believe that the private sector should at least share the bill—most of them...

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