Brazil police push into slums in Rio

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Special operations battalion Police officers take position during an operation to occupy the Nova Holanda, part of the Mare slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Mare complex of slums, home to about 130,000 people and located near the international airport, is the latest area targeted for the government’s “pacification” program, which sees officers move in, push out drug gangs and set up permanent police posts. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Special operations battalion Police officers take position during an operation to occupy the Nova Holanda, part of the Mare slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Mare complex of slums, home to about 130,000 people and located near the international airport, is the latest area targeted for the government’s “pacification” program, which sees officers move in, push out drug gangs and set up permanent police posts. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Navy armored vehicles are seen during sunrise at a police operation to occupy the Nova Holanda, part of the Mare slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Mare complex of slums, home to about 130,000 people and located near the international airport, is the latest area targeted for the government’s “pacification” program, which sees officers move in, push out drug gangs and set up permanent police posts. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

A Special operations battalion Police officer takes position during an operation to occupy the Nova Holanda, part of the Mare slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Mare complex of slums, home to about 130,000 people and located near the international airport, is the latest area targeted for the government’s “pacification” program, which sees officers move in, push out drug gangs and set up permanent police posts. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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