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Rio de Janeiro Provides 3,000 Less Police for 2017 Carnival

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The security program for this year's Carnival will have 3,000 fewer military police officers, according to the Rio de Janeiro Military Police (PMRJ). With no funds to pay overtime, which has been delayed since August 2016, the police force will provide 12,000 officers during the Carnival holiday.

After the withdrawal of national armed forces earlier this week, the Brazilian Hotel Industry Association - Rio de . . .

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