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Police attempt to fight fear in crime-ridden Rio Favelas

Only a few weeks after Rio won its bid to host the Olympics Games in 2016, crime levels have become a major concern after a police helicopter was shot down. Since then, almost 50 people have been killed in clashes between police and rival drug gangs.

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Today's Focus guest are France 24 correspondent in Brazil, Marc Burleigh and Pascal Drouhaud, Latin America specialist at the Choiseul Institute.

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