BOPE Operation in Mangueira Favela

By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Rio police carried out anti-drug trafficking operations last weekend in the favelas Mangueira and Tuiuti in the Zona Norte (North zone) of Rio de Janeiro. The police operations left one person dead, two wounded, and six arrested. Mangueira, a community made famous by the renowned Samba School, may now be in line for . . .

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