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Peacekeeper Problems in Zona Norte

By Patricia Maresch, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In November 2010, thousands of members of the Rio police force and the Brazilian army were mobilized for a massive operation in the Complexo do Alemão and Vila Cruzeiro in the Zona Norte (North zone). Now, amongst recent allegations of misconduct, pressure is on to bring the UPP (Police Pacification Units) into the . . .

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