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Prime Minister tours Brazilian favela

The Prime Minister is meeting young people at the Luta Pela Paz ('Fight For Peace') project which aims to turn youngsters away from drugs and crime through sport - especially boxing.

David Cameron with members of the Luta Pela Paz Credit: Number 10

Just before, he took a brief tour of the Mare Favela north of Rio De Janeiro with project director Luke Dowdney. Many of Brazil favelas or shanty towns, including this one, are outside of police control.

Luke Dowdney (L) and the Prime Minister take a stroll in the Mare Favela Credit: Stefan Rousseau /PA Wire