Armored vehicles drive along a street at the Vila Cruzeiro slum during a police operation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010. Police raided gang-ruled shantytowns and said a number of ... more 
Armored vehicles drive along a street at the Vila Cruzeiro slum during a police operation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010. Police raided gang-ruled shantytowns and said a number of suspected criminals died in gunbattles on Wednesday as authorities tried to halt a wave of violence that has rattled rich and poor alike in the Brazilian city. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Felipe Dana
Thu, Nov 25, 2010 2:26 PM EST