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Violence during Rio Carnival Spotlights Security Woes

A series of muggings, armed robberies and confrontations during Rio de Janeiro's Carnival celebrations are underscoring the deteriorating security situation in the city.  TV Globo on Wednesday showed videos of gunfire between rival drug gangs, teenagers punching tourists in areas usually considered relatively safe and a policeman narrowly escaping after several people attacked him in front of his home. Rio state Gov. Luiz Fernando Pezao acknowledged there weren't enough...

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