Believers of Afro-Brazilian religions pay tribute to Yemanja, goddess of the sea, during a traditional celebration ahead of New Year's eve on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil December 29, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Believers of Afro-Brazilian religions pay tribute to Yemanja, goddess of the sea, during a traditional celebration ahead of New Year's eve on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil December 29, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A believer of the Afro-Brazilian religions pays tribute to Yemanja, goddess of the sea, during a traditional New Year's eve celebration in Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil December 29, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Believers of Afro-Brazilian religions pay tribute to Yemanja, goddess of the sea, during a traditional celebration ahead of New Year's eve on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil December 29, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Believers of Afro-Brazilian religions pay tribute to Yemanja, goddess of the sea, during a traditional celebration ahead of New Year's eve on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil December 29, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Believers of Afro-Brazilian religions pay tribute to Yemanja, goddess of the sea, during a traditional celebration ahead of New Year's eve on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil December 29, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares