Carmen "Carminha" Lúcia Moreira Araújo is the main villainess of Brazilian telenovela Avenida Brasil. She is the stepmother of Nina (whose real name is Rita) García whom she abandoned and killed her husband who is Nina's father with thw help of her lover, Max. Nina was adopted by an Argentinean family who renamed her as Nina. After getting rid of Rita, Carmen married a football player named Tufão and adopted her own son years after having abandoned him. Carmen lived a luxurious life with money and still had an affair with Max, until Rita returned to Brazil under the name of Nina and started working as maid at Tuffão's mansion. She also started a romance with her childhood sweeheart who happened be Carmen's son.