Safer Zona Norte Favelas

By Patricia Maresch, Contributing Reporter

BRAZIL, RIO DE JANEIRO – Residents of the favelas of the Complexo do Alemão in Rio's Zona Norte (North zone) feel safer according to a study by Getúlio Vargas Foundation's Center for Social Policy (FGV). The study was done two months after the massive police and military operation in November 2010 which resulted in the withdrawal of the heavily armed drug . . .

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