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Preparing for games season

, March 3, 2013

Brazilian Navy soldiers drive a combat car next to the Linha Vermelha freeway, which is the major access route to Rio de Janeiro's International Airport, during an operation to install the police peacekeeping unit (UPP) at Parque Alegria slum and its region, in Rio de Janeiro March 3, 2013. The introduction of the peacekeeping programme in the region is part of efforts to crack down on crime and increase security as the city prepares to host the 2014 World Cup soccer tournament and the 2016 Olympic Games. - Reuters/Ricardo Moraes




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