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Brazil ramps up security

Police officers patrol a soccer field atop the Arvore Seca slum in the Lins slum complex during an operation to install the Police Peacekeeping Unit (UPP) in the region in Rio de Janeiro October 6, 2013. The introduction of the peacekeeping program 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)

Brazil ramps up security

Yahoo NewsJune 11, 2014


Brazil has beefed up security ahead of the World Cup, with troops deployed at borders and stadiums. Brazilian authorities say the risk of a terrorist attack is low because the country has no enemies but the most serious threat will likely come from street demonstrations. (Reuters)


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