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Army soldiers walk beside beer crates during an operation to occupy the Mare slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, April 5, 2014. More than 2,000 Brazilian Army soldiers moved into the Mare slum complex early Saturday in a bid to improve security and drive out the heavily armed drug gangs that have ruled the sprawling slum for decades. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Army soldiers walk beside beer crates during an operation to occupy the Mare slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, April 5, 2014. More than 2,000 Brazilian Army soldiers moved into the Mare slum complex early Saturday in a bid to improve security and drive out the heavily armed drug gangs that have ruled the sprawling slum for decades. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)