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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Michel Temer authorized the sending of 800 police officers to reinforce security in Rio de Janeiro yesterday, July 20th. The government will send 380 men from the Federal Highway Police (PRF) and 420 more soldiers from the National Security Force to Rio by the end of the month.

Authorities say the new contingent will join the two hundred National Force agents who are already in the state, and will now total a thousand officers in all. The military will work in the state for eighteen months in joint operations with . . .

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