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What you need to know about the federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro

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Military takes control of security duties in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: ABr
military intervention rio de janeiro michel temer armed forces
Military takes control of security duties in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: ABr

Brazilian President Michel Temer announced on Friday that national Armed Forces would intervene in Rio de Janeiro, in response to a request from state governor Luiz Fernando Pezão. The intention is to strengthen and better integrate public security in the...

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