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Brazilian Armed Forces Surround Rio’s São Gonçalo Neighborhood

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – More than 3,500 men from the Brazilian Armed Forces participated in a mega-operation in the favela communities of São Gonçalo, municipality just outside Niteroi, in Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan region on Tuesday morning.

The forces positioned themselves in strategic points around communities, while federal police search for criminals, drugs and weapons within the favelas. Some streets in São Gon . . .

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