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Brazil Makes Eleventh-Hour Push on Olympics Security

[Translate] Brazil Makes Eleventh-Hour Push on Olympics Security With Summer Games set to open, government calls up retired police officers to screen for weapons ENLARGE Soldiers guarded the area near the Copacabana beach volleyball arena Thursday. Photo: Associated Press By … Continue reading

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Brazil Police to Take Over Security Screening at Rio Olympics

[Translate] Brazil Police to Take Over Security Screening at Rio Olympics Police officers from around the country will be stepping in after contractor failed to hire enough staff Brazilian soldiers stand guard outside the Rio Olympic Park. The government said … Continue reading

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Brazil’s World Cup 2014: Private Security “Made ​​in the USA”

[Translate] Brazil’s World Cup 2014: Private Security “Made ​​in the USA” Escrito por Santiago Navarro  |  27 / May / 2014 By Santiago Navarro F. and Renata Bessi As the World Cup nears, the Brazilian press has reported that the … Continue reading

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World Cup: Brazil’s small security firms get ready

[Translate] 21 May 2014 Last updated at 19:06 ET World Cup: Brazil’s small security firms get ready By Donna Bowater Rio de Janeiro Brazilian authorities are hoping that the vast majority of the population will get behind the World Cup … Continue reading

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Why Is Blackwater Helping to Train Brazil’s World Cup Security?

[Translate] Why Is Blackwater Helping to Train Brazil’s World Cup Security? Jules Boykoff and Dave Zirin on April 25, 2014 – 8:10 AM ET  Police helicopters fly over the Mare slum complex during it’s occupation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, … Continue reading

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