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Rio State Offers New Professional Courses in UPP Areas

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The state of Rio de Janeiro will enter into cooperation with Faetec and the Ministry of Labor to offer new professional courses for residents in 22 areas with a Pacifying Police Unit (UPP). Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão signed the agreement for the new classes on Thursday, August 27th.

"We have seen that when these young people have a profession, they can access the labor market faster. Companies are eager for qualified people, even in this difficult time for the country, and I am a witness of Faetec's effort . . .

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