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Last updated: 09 March, 2011 - Published 15:56 GMT
 
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Carnival picture gallery
 

man with mask saying cholera

In Haiti, some of the costumes reflected the last 14 months including the cholera outbreak

people in shrouds

Some used carnival to commemmorate their dead

woman in costume

But, for many, it was just a time to have fun in Haiti after the trauma

man in costume

And to enjoy the first carnival since the earthquake

children in moko jumbie costumes

In Dominica, there was a wide range of carnival costumes on show

women in leopard skin

Some Dominican women showed how to strut their stuff

Miss Dominica 2011

And Carnivals must have their queens

Carnival king

And, in Trinidad, this king had his day.....

women in costume dancing

Can anyone fete like a Trini at carnival time?

men sweeping the stage

Until next year........


 
 
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