Brazil Scales Back Carnival Celebrations
Brazil is in the midst of drought and economic woes, leading some cities to cancel or scale back their Carnival celebrations this year.By Kate Grumke | February 11, 2015
Brazil's famous Carnival celebrations this year may not be as fabulous as they usually are.
The country is currently experiencing its worst drought in the past 80 years.
Because of water shortages, officials canceled some Carnival celebrations, and many cities are scaling back party plans.