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Rio Garbage Strike Poses Problems After Annual Carnival Celebration

The yearly Carnival celebrations ended on Wednesday, but for the residents of Rio de Janeiro, the traces of the revelry remain—literally. The trash collectors are on strike and it has been five days since anyone saw an emptied bin. Neighborhoods are beginning to smell, and heaps of refuse line the streets. The local authorities are having a hard time explaining …

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