A crowned and costumed Wilson Dias da Costa Neto, center, the 2014 King Momo or Carnival King, holds up the key of the city with Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes at a ceremony marking the official start of Carnival, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
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published Friday, February 28th, 2014
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro's mayor has opened the seaside city's raucous Carnival, the self-billed biggest party on the planet and Brazil's last big bash before it hosts this year's World Cup football tournament.