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Brazilian Army Operates in Rio’s Rocinha Favela for Second Day

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Armed Forces remain today (October 11th) in the favela community of Rocinha, in the Zona Sul (South Zone) of Rio de Janeiro, to help the Military Police (PM) on the second day of search operations of the forest surrounding the vast neighborhood.

Yesterday, the military gave the same support to the PM. The favela has been the scene of clashes between rival criminal groups that . . .

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