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By William Jones, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Authorities have made 26 arrests in the Zona Norte (North Zone) favela community of Complexo da Maré yesterday (November 13th), as part of an ongoing effort to secure the area. After announcing that 26 had been taken into custody in the early hours, police revealed that they have warrants for another 51 individuals who have allegedly committed crimes in the sprawling neighborhood.

The initiative is part of Operation Neptune, which hopes pacify the community Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?