Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro
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Riding a wave of support from Rio’s slums, Eduardo Paes was re-elected mayor and now takes up the challenge of overseeing major infrastructure projects ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Some 3,000 soldiers and marines were deployed to tighten security in high-risk areas of Rio ahead of upcoming municipal elections, authorities said.
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