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By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Corporal Rodrigo Alves Cavalcante, a Military Police (PM) officer with the Batalhão de Choque (Shock Batalion), was shot and killed...
By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a week of increased violence and confrontation between suspected drug trafficking gangs, Rocinha has had its military police (PMs) forces increased with 130 new Shock Battalion officers, now reaching...
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