Brazil`s army to occupy Rio slums as World Cup nears

The Brazilian army will take over the policing of Rio de Janeiro`s Mare slums following a series of attacks on police targets last week.

Brazil to deploy troops in five cities to quell protest

Brazilian Army soldiers are reportedly being deployed to suppress the wave of protests demanding better public services that has led to the unrest in the country over the past week.

Brazil Army takes on peacekeeping duties in favelas

Police conducted a bloody crackdown on drug gangs in Rio slums last month.