3,500 Brazilian soldiers enter Rio slums amid violence spike (Seattle Times)

3,500 Brazilian soldiers enter Rio slums amid violence spike

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SAO PAULO (AP) — 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 […]

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August 5, 2017 at 05:39PM