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Brazil May Extend Border Security Pact to Peru

Less than a week after approving a border security plan with Colombia, Brazil signaled that it would like to extend the security initiative to another partner in...
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Bolivia’s Most Infamous Narco Family Faces New Threats

The Rosales, perhaps Bolivia's version of Mexico's Arellano Felix family, a closeknit group of siblings allegedly involved in drug trafficking, appear to be facing...
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Bolivia To Hire More Anti-Drug Prosecutors

Bolivia will boost the number of anti-drug prosecutors in the country from 43 to 60, including 11 new posts that will be established in border...
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Brazil Indigenous Tribe Under Threat from Drug Traffickers

An isolated indigenous tribe in the Brazilian Amazon is coming under threat from drug traffickers, according to Brazil's National Indian...
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Bolivia to Install Radar System on Borders

Bolivia is set to install a radar security system on its border to better monitor its airspace and fight drug...
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Brazil Arrests Point to Southern Africa Cocaine Trade

For the second time in a month, São Paulo police arrested a large group allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine to Angola, in a sign of southern Africa's importance as...
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Rio’s Turnaround: The Next Phase

With some of Rio de Janeiro's most crime-ridden favelas under police occupation, the next step is to build solid institutions to make sure the progress sticks,...
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Brazil Police Seize 18,000 Ecstasy Pills

Federal Police found 18,000 ecstasy tablets in north Brazil, in the country's largest synthetic drug seizeure so far this year, according to O Globo...
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Brazil Arrests 14 Police ‘Members of Militia Group’

At least 14 current and former policemen were arrested in Rio de Janeiro in an operation aimed at taking down a militia group, including high ranking officers...