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Security In and Around Rio’s Maracanã Tightens

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The number of Civil Police and Delegacia de Atendimento ao Turista (Deat) or Police Tourist Service in and around Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracanã Stadium increased on Sunday, June 23rd to better protect and serve tourists and spectators as problems and confusion reportedly grow in the area.

During matches held at the stadium, problems have included fans without tickets attempting to storm the stadium and in at least two cases partially succeeding. On Wednesday, June 18th approximately one hundred Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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