A police helicopter carries a flag of Rio de Janeiro State to be placed at a top point of the Complexo do Alemao slum during a police operation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010. Rio's ... more 
A police helicopter carries a flag of Rio de Janeiro State to be placed at a top point of the Complexo do Alemao slum during a police operation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010. Rio's most dangerous slum that was the backbone of the city's biggest drug gang was taken by 2,600 police and soldiers Sunday, an unprecedented accomplishment by authorities in their fight to secure this seaside metropolis that will host the 2016 Olympics. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Felipe Dana
Sun, Nov 28, 2010 1:00 PM EST