The Vice President Visits Favela Santa Marta

June 11, 2013 | 1:41 | Public Domain

In Rio De Janeiro Vice President Joe Biden tours Favela Santa Marta. This community has made major strides since 2008 to curb violence and drug trafficking, and now is a model for "community policing". The Vice President met with some of the 7,000 residents and decided to stop for ice cream with some of the neighborhood children.