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Favelas Feel UPP Progress, in Some Areas

By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The recent pacification of favela Mangueira in Rio's Zona Norte (North Zone) completes the process of preparing all favela complexes in the vicinity of the Maracanã Stadium for the installment of a UPP station (Police Pacification Units). Security Secretary José Beltrame said he was very proud of the achievement. "The police are here to stay, opening a window of opportunity and consolidate public safety." The new Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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