Troops Rotate in Zona Norte Favelas

By Patricia Maresch, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Complexo do Alemão at the Zona Norte (North zone) is under new command, the 1,700 soldiers of the Parachutist Brigade have been replaced by military of the Infantry Brigade. The rotation of the peacekeeping troops are reported as necessary because the activities are so intense.

The new commander, general Cesar Leme Justo, said the new soldiers have the same skills and technical qualities as the troops they are replacing.

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