Command Centre unveiled

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In an update to recent reports on new security funding released for 2014 FIFA World Cup preparations, the federal government of Brazil has added details about a 'command centre' that will be established especially for the event.

The centre will be tasked with ensuring the synergy of the 12 host cities in relation to police manpower and equipment available for all matches. It will be formed by a partnership between the Ministry of Justice and the Federal, Highways, Military and Civil Police forces. The headquarters will be in Brazil's capital Brasilia, with all other host cities to be required to establish a dedicated facility for the FIFA World Cup police force. The government has committed to spend R$1. 6m on the World Cup security plan, as detailed in a recent initial report. About Simon TarmoA journalist from Sydney, Australia, and co–founder of industry journal Australian Sponsorship News, Simon Tarmo now lives in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Having worked on a range of writing, research and trade projects across a number of industries including sport, entertainment and wine, he is currently focusing on business opportunities involving the 2014 World Cup and Rio 2016 in Brazil. With fluent Portuguese language skills, he has an extensive network of contacts throughout Brazil and can advise and assist foreign groups doing business in the country. More details http://simontarmo. blogspot. com/ ~ Simon Tarmo+55 31 9196 0069simon@pando. com. auhttp://simontarmo. blogspot. com/

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