Brazil May Disburse R$1 Billion for Military Intervention in Rio

Funds to finance the military intervention in Rio has been one of the main issues discussed by both Armed Forces officials and government representatives.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The federal government in Brazil agreed to disburse extra funds for security agents in Rio de Janeiro during the military intervention in the state’s public security system, according to President Temer’s press team.

The financing of the intervention had been one of the issues worrying the military leadership as well as the state’s police chiefs.

"We will have an extra funds for Rio de Janeiro,” said Minister of Planning Dyogo Oliveira to reporters on Sunday night after leaving a meeting with President Michel Temer and other ministers . . .

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