Today’s edition of Metro, the highly popular newspaper distributed free on the underground every morning, carries an article stating that 2000 troops entered the Maré Complex in armoured trucks and helicopters in which constitute the second phase of an operation to boost security ahead of the World Cup . The Army, which is claiming to take back an area ruled by criminals for decades, is expected to remain in the Maré until after all travelling fans have gone back to their countries. The occupation actually happened on 30th March.

They found drugs and weapons

They found drugs and weapons . Photo: Folha?Globo News Reproduction

About Betise Assumpcao Head

Communicator, specialized in Media Relations, Reputation, Crisis Management, corporate or individual. I started as a Sports Journalist (7 years, Mains newspapers and magazines in Brazil) turned into World Wide Press Officer (Senna 1990/1994), been to Games in Barcelona Atlanta, London & Rio 2016. Italy, Germany & Brazilian World Cups.

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