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Guatemala Busts Contraband Cigarettes Along Belize Border

There is a report tonight of a major bust of nine point nine million boxes of cigarettes by Guatemalan authorities in Peten. The Guatemalan police say agents in Peten detained Byron Misael Gonzalez who was transporting the cigarettes. The bust on Monday
News5 (Great Belize Television) (bz)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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Will Belize Ban E-Smoking?

"...the national tobacco bill, the draft tobacco bill that we are making recommendations for legislation is looking at not only traditional tobacco products, but also the modern type tobacco products that are in 1 way or the other marketed to be sexy if y
7 News Belize (bz)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:07
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[Guatemala, Mexico, South America/Caribbean] Belize’s Illegal Cigarette Trade

is rapidly turning into a contraband haven, forsaking its reputation as a scuba divers’ dream destination and archeological wonder in favor of that of a cigarette smuggling paradise.
The News - Radio Capital 830 Am (mx)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[Caribbean] Belize’s growing reputation as a contraband haven

Belize’s porous borders, lack of security measures and rugged geography, may all have contributed to the success of this organized criminal activity . Its Corozal Free Zone has become the capital of this purported cigarette smuggling. “Black market ci
Breakingbelizenews.com (bz)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:19
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[Belize, Caribbean, Latin America] Teens binge drinking, smoking tobacco and marijuana in high quantities

A report from the Inter-American Observatory on Drugs which compiles a comparative analysis of drug use among high school students in 13 Caribbean countries cites high rates of binge alcohol drinking and smoking of tobacco and marijuana among Belizean you
Breakingbelizenews.com (bz)
added Jul 8, 2016 02:16
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[Belize] E-Cigarette Use Is Becoming A Problem

The project to draft a bill on to regulate tobacco consumption first began in 2011. By the time it actually becomes law in Belize it will would have been nearly a decade for work on the bill. So what has been the hold up? Well according to the NDACC dire
7 News Belize (bz)
added Jun 2, 2016 02:52
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[Belize, Mexico] Mex Ambassador: Cigarette Contraband Causing Concern

"I think the best way to combat it, to fight the smuggling of cigarettes is having a free trade agreement that allows not only cigarettes, but many other products to be traded openly and not through contraband which affects the economy of the countries of
7 News Belize (bz)
added Jan 22, 2016 23:48
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[Belize] What Will Tobacco Survey Show?

Belize is doing its first Global Youth Tobacco Survey in 6 years. The last one in 2008 showed that 26% of youths between the ages of 13 and 15 had tried a cigarette, while a third felt that people who smoke have more friends. So what will the 2014 survey
7 News Belize (bz)
added May 21, 2014 10:37
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[Mexico, South America/Caribbean] Belize Famous For Contraband Smokes

to the El Universal website, authorities estimate that 46% of Jalisco's cigarettes are contraband made in Vietnam, China, Paraguay and the United states, smuggled into Mexico through the Belize border. In March authorities
7 News Belize (bz)
added Apr 6, 2014 11:42
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[Belize] A Modern Mess Over Cigarette Supremacy

Modern Cigarettes, it's a top Chinese brand and a major seller in the Corozal Free Zone where the agent is a well-connected Chinese businessman... the dispute in this case really is about who's controls the highly lucrative agency for Modern Cigarettes an
7 News Belize (bz)
added Jan 8, 2014 02:23
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