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[Brazil] Arrests Again Point to Paraguay President’s Contraband Cigarettes

Cigarettes manufactured by a firm belonging to the family of Paraguay’s president have once again been seized after being smuggled across the border into Brazil, firmly pointing towards the involvement of powerful Paraguayan elites in the booming busines
InSight Crime (co)
added Feb 3, 2018 19:15
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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] $46 billion in productivity lost to cancer in major emerging economies

(IARC) in partnership with leading cancer research institutions in these countries, the study shows that the productivity loss in Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China, and South Africa, collectively known as the BRICS countries, reached $46.3 bill
eCancer (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year... “The study demonstrates the economic importance of targeted primary prevention activities embedded in national cancer control policies. Focusi
UN News Service
added Feb 1, 2018 02:50
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[Brazil, Paraguay] Police Officers Seize Eight Trucks with Smuggled Cigarettes

A cargo of smuggled cigarettes from Paraguay, valued at R$15 million (US$4.56 million), was seized by border police agents in Mato Grosso do Sul. The cargo of 390,000 packs of eight different brands, divided into eight carts, was the biggest seizure of
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:19
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Smugglers Used River to Carry cigarettes from Paraguay to Brazil

The Brazilian Federal Police seized seven boats in the Parana River loaded with 125 thousand cigarette packs being smuggled from Paraguay. Discovered near the town of Navirai in Mato Grosso do Sul, the material had entered the country along the border wi
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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[Brazil] Launching a Movement to Combat Smuggling and Illegal Trade

The Brazilian Institute of Competitive Ethics (ETCO) and the City of São Paulo launched a movement to combat smuggling and the sale of counterfeit products. The goal is to attract the largest cities in the country, where illegal trade is stronger. In Bra
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:20
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[Latin America] Contraband Cigarettes Surpass 50% of Market in 15 Brazilian States

A survey carried out by the National Forum Against Piracy pointed out that last year, contraband cigarettes, mainly from Paraguay, reached more than 50% of the markets in 15 of Brazil's 26 states. In five of them, participation was over 60%: 78% in Mato
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:12
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[Latin America, Paraguay] Brazil Loses $2.1 Billion in Taxes on Cigarette Smuggling

Cigarettes are the most seized contraband product in Brazil. It is estimated that, in a year, the country loses almost R$6.5 billion (US$2.1 billion) in taxes. Most of this contraband comes in through Paraguay, which borders the states of Mato Grosso do
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:54
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[Latin America] Brazil Stops Using Military Drones in Fight Against Illicit Trade

The service would run for 24 hours and every day of the week, with real-time data and image transmissions. The planned use was never operational, like seizing a truckload of smuggled cigarettes. The objective would be, for example, to identify the route
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:48
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[Latin America] Brazilian drug gang PCC is strengthening its links with Hezbollah / The alliance is feeding power and profits of both groups

The PCC reportedly smuggles drugs and arms to the Lebanese paramilitary group, plus electronic products, cigarettes, clothing and fuel...smuggled goods such as cigarettes are also denting Brazil’s economy. The National Forum Against Piracy and Illegality
plus55 (br)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:52
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