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Brazil deploys federal troops to Rio do Janeiro; fears police strike might spread

Tuesday, February 14th 2017 - 10:17 UTC
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Children returned to school and most public transport began operating again Monday in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo state, which had been paralyzed by a protest that prevented military police from patrolling. Amid fears a similar protest could erupt in the days before Carnival, the Brazilian government announced it would deploy troops to police the state of Rio de Janeiro. Read full article


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  • :o))

    REF: “fears police strike might spread”:
    - Why?
    - Don't they get salaries & adequate equipment?
    - Isn't RJ one of the affluent state in Brazil?

    Feb 14th, 2017 - 12:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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