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Impersonating Obama: Presidential lookalike mingles in Rio de Janeiro

Felipe Dana / AP

Rinaldo Americo, an impersonator of President Barack Obama, waves as another man impersonates his security detail on Wednesday, March 16, in Cinelandia Square, where the real President Obama will be giving a speech in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Obama is scheduled to visit Brazil on March 19 and 20 as part of a Latin American tour that also includes Chile and El Salvador.

Sergio Moraes / Reuters

U.S. President Barack Obama impersonator, Rinaldo Americo, is greeted by tourists in Cinelandia Square in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. Obama begins his official visit to Brazil later this week and will deliver a speech in Cinelandia Square on March 20.

Sergio Moraes / Reuters

U.S. President Barack Obama impersonator, Rinaldo Americo, kisses a resident in Cinelandia Square in Rio de Janeiro on March 16, 2011. Obama begins his official visit to Brazil later this week and will deliver a speech in Cinelandia Square on March 20.