Samba school depicting troubled Brazil wins Carnival parade

15 February 2018

Rio's Beija-Flor was crowned champion samba school on Wednesday. Its performance depicted scenes of crime, corruption and poverty in Brazil. Beija-Flor's float featured gang warfare, corrupt politicians and a child's coffin. This is Beija-Flor's 14th time it has won top spot for its Sambadrome performance.