By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Armed Forces returned today (October 10th) to the favela community of Rocinha, in the Zona Sul (South Zone) of Rio de Janeiro, to assist the police in a search operation around the area bordering the largest favela in Brazil.
According to the State Department of Security, the military are giving "technical support" to the Military Police (PM) in a search of the forest that surrounds the community.
Colonel Roberto Itamar, a spokesman for the Eastern Military Command, explained that the military is scouting the region for weapons, ammunition, explosives and . . .