By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Governor of Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Fernando Pezão, announced that this week 2,000 policemen will begin to work on holidays and time off in the lead up to the World Cup. This adds to the current total of 47,000 officers scheduled to work. American private security firm Academi – formerly known as Blackwater – has also been training military and federal police for security during this June and July . . .