UPP in Complexo da Mangueira Favela in Rio

By Zoë Roller, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last Thursday Governor Sérgio Cabral announced that a Police Pacification Unit (UPP) would be installed in the Complexo da Mangueira on November 3rd. The UPP in Mangueira will be the eighteenth unit in the state of Rio, and the final favela in the area encircling Maracanã to be pacified, closing the security perimeter in anticipation of the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?