$3.5 Million Buys African Dictator a Carnival Samba

African dictator Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo invites you to samba the night away with him at this year's Carnival in Rio -- for a price.

Not exactly a clean sweep.

Photographer: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

Last week, the keepers of the world's biggest carnival grabbed brooms and holy water and, in a ritual as old as Brazil, anointed the parade grounds.

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