RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Residents of beachside Maricá close to Rio de Janeiro were shocked to see amphibious tanks emerging from the water last week. As this coincided with the beginning of the “superferiado” lockdown in the state, many assumed that the military presence was to enforce lockdown in the area, with rumors to this effect spreading like wildfire on social media and WhatsApp groups.
Videos and images show some strange shapes in the water and then the amphibious tanks emerging from the sea and lines of tanks ranged on the beach. Command posts were set . . .