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Tijuca Street Robberies on the Rise: Daily

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The city’s first Police Pacification Unit (UPP) unit in Botafogo’s Santa Marta favela will celebrate its fifth anniversary at the end of the year, but there is mounting evidence that the pacification program is not being sufficiently supported by police elsewhere on Rio’s roads.

Figures released this week show that from May to June, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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