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By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the sun rose in Rio de Janeiro this morning, Sunday, March 30th, nearly one thousand Military Police special forces officers accompanied by armored Navy tanks entered Rio's Complexo da Maré to occupy the region. The tanks entered the Complexo da Maré at approximately 5:20 AM and shortly thereafter, a convoy of Military Police cars arrived at approximately 5:50 AM.

On Friday, March 28th, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed a Garantia da Lei e da Ordem/GLO (Guarantee of Law and Order), allowing the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?