Brazil Militarizes Borders Ahead of Cup

By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter

BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Defense in Brazil is sending 25,000 soldiers to patrol its borders in an unprecedented military operation to shore up security at next month’s Confederations Cup. The first of a series of high profile mega-events to be held throughout the country, the Cup will be a test of Brazil’s capacity to successfully host the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?