Brazilian Armed Forces in Complexo da Maré: Daily

By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Continued efforts in pacifying the Complexo da Maré favela in the Zona Norte (North Zone) took place in the early morning hours Saturday, March 5th from Midnight - 9AM with the transition of the military police to the army. Sections of Avenida Brasil and Linha Vermelha in the direction towards Centro will be closed until 9AM.

Now authorities report 2,750 soldiers of the Armed Forces and Military Police occupy most of the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?