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Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes (R) hands over the city's ceremonial key to the Rei Momo, or Carnival King Wilson Neto (2nd R) at Cidade Palace in Rio de Janeiro February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes (R) hands over the city's ceremonial key to the Rei Momo, or Carnival King Wilson Neto (2nd R) at Cidade Palace in Rio de Janeiro February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes (R) hands over the city's ceremonial key to the Rei Momo, or Carnival King Wilson Neto (2nd R) at Cidade Palace in Rio de Janeiro February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
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Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes (R) hands over the city's ceremonial key to the Rei Momo, or Carnival King Wilson Neto, as Carnival Queen Leticia Guimaraes (L) looks on at Cidade Palace in Rio de Janeiro February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes (R) hands over the city's ceremonial key to the Rei Momo, or Carnival King Wilson Neto, as Carnival Queen Leticia Guimaraes (L) looks on at Cidade Palace in Rio de Janeiro February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes (R) hands over the city's ceremonial key to the Rei Momo, or Carnival King Wilson Neto, as Carnival Queen Leticia Guimaraes (L) looks on at Cidade Palace in Rio de Janeiro February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
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Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes (R) hands over the ceremonial key to the city to the Rei Momo, or Carnival King Wilson Neto (C), as Carnival Queen Leticia Guimaraes looks on at Cidade Palace in Rio de Janeiro February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes (R) hands over the ceremonial key to the city to the Rei Momo, or Carnival King Wilson Neto (C), as Carnival Queen Leticia Guimaraes looks on at Cidade Palace in Rio de Janeiro February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio...more

Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes (R) hands over the ceremonial key to the city to the Rei Momo, or Carnival King Wilson Neto (C), as Carnival Queen Leticia Guimaraes looks on at Cidade Palace in Rio de Janeiro February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
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