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By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Lapa, Rio's frenzied center of culture and nightlife, is undergoing major changes as a series of initiatives to improve safety, regulate business and conserve the heritage of the area take effect.

Heightened presence and activity of the citywide public order guards, Choque de Ordem, in conjunction with the restoration and regeneration work by the Municipal Secretary of Culture project . . .

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