Brazil's Carnival finally reborn in full form after pandemicRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s Carnival is back. The COVID-19 pandemic last year prompted Rio to delay Carnival by two months, and watered down some of the fun , which was attended mostly by locals . That includes visitors to cities that make Carnival a world-famous bash, especially Rio but also Salvador, Recife and metropolitan Sao Paulo, which has recently emerged as a hotspot. “We’ve waited for so long, we deserve this catharsis,” Thiago Varella, a 38-year-old engineer wearing a Hawaiian shirt drenched by the rain, said at a bash in Sao Paulo on Feb. 10. That’s how Carnival is.”____Savarese reported from Sao Paulo.