Mask factories in overdrive for Brazil’s Carnival

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Brazil is getting ready to host the world’s most well-known party, the Carnival. It’s certainly a time of celebration, but politics and social issues often make an appearance, as the masks that carnival-goers wear often reflect the issues people are concerned about.

CCTV’s Lucrecia Franco reports.
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Mask factories in overdrive for Brazil's Carnival

Mask factories in overdrive for Brazil's Carnival

Brazil is getting ready to host the world's most well-known party, the Carnival. It's certainly a time of celebration, but politics and social issues often make an appearance, as the masks that carnival-goers wear often reflect the issues people are concerned about.

What will be the most popular mask at this year’s Rio Carnival. One of Brazil’s largest mask producers is betting on the popularity of a federal police officer.

A man that has become famous during the arrests of politicians and executives linked to the corruption scandal at state-owned oil company, Petrobras.