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Ahead of World Cup, cops focus on Rio’s favelas

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Brazilian police forces are moving into an area of shanty towns in Rio de Janeiro in an effort to drive out drug-trafficking gangs. This so called “pacification” program is a key element of Rio’s efforts to improve public security before next year's World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, but not in favor with favela residents. ITV’s Nick Ravenscroft reports.