Drug traffickers have been in control over the favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the past several years. However, just recently, the government has finally decided to take control over this and has sent the city’s police to get rid of all of these drug traffickers. The purpose of this is to help clean up the favelas because they have been going downhill for quite a long time now.
Since the World Cup is going to be held in Brazil in 2014, they don’t want the whole world to see that the favelas in the city are not being taken care of; therefore they are trying to take control. The Rio... [+] Read more