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Satellite TV receiving dishes Rio favela_rd0026.jpg
Woman extending clothes on her house slab-cover at top of Favela Santa Marta sharing space with domestic satellite television receiving dishes that are common in Rio favelas. Since 2008 Santa Marta has a Pacifying Police Unit ( Unidade de Polícia Pacificadora, also translated as Police Pacification Unit ), abbreviated UPP, a law enforcement and social services program which aims at reclaiming territories, more commonly favelas, controlled by gangs of drug dealers.