New Years with 10% More Police: Daily

By Marcelo Duailibe, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The authorities announced that the police force for Ano Novo (New Year's Eve) - known locally as Réveillon - will be ten percent larger than last year. City-wide the Polícia Militar (Military Police - MP) announced that there will be 7,200 police officers and 1,300 vehicles, supporting events from Barra da Tijuca to Niteroi.

At the Copacabana Réveillon, where an audience of two million people is anticipated, there . . .

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