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A police officer patrols the surroundings of the Altamira Regional Recovery Centre after at least 52 inmates were killed in a prison riot, in the Brazilian northern city of Altamira, ParĂ¡ state, on Monday. Bruno Santos/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Relatives and friends of Eduardo Felipe Santos Victor, a teenager who was shot dead in Morro da Providencia, a low-income favela community, mourn during his funeral in Rio de Janeiro, on Sept. 30, 2015. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Brazil's President Michel Temer has ordered that the military take over security issues in Rio de Janeiro. Leo Correa/AP hide caption

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The Racket In Brazil: Gangs Are Blowing Up Banks For Cash

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