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Tourist mecca out of control: 3,500 Brazilian soldiers enter Rio slums to combat violence

Tourist mecca out of control: 3,500 Brazilian soldiers enter Rio slums to combat violence

More than 3,500 Brazilian soldiers are occupying a series of slum communities in northern Rio de Janeiro as part of efforts to combat a spike in violence. The troops moved into the Complexo do Lins communities and neighboring Camarista Meier in the early hours of Saturday. Defense Minister Raul Jungmann told Globo TV that the […]

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