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Colombia prepares for world-famous 'Carnival de Barranquilla'

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A man works on the last details of a decoration for carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia, 08 February 2013. The city's bicentenary and its status as American Capital of Culture for 2013 are the two main subjects for the carnival that starts this weekend.

Ricardo Maldonado Rozo / EPA

A group of men work in the last details of a decoration for the Barranquilla's Carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia.