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[Brazil, Colombia, India, Latin America, Paraguay, South America/Caribbean, Syria] BATE: Corruption and weakened national security: the roles of medicines, tobacco in exacerbating both

The result is a weakening of law and order and the strengthening of organized crime and terror financing. As the largest donor to WHO, the U.S. should demand that it makes sure all experts are at the table regardless of whether they work in the tobacco in
The Hill
added Nov 2, 2016 21:10
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Cartes wins Paraguay presidential poll

Horacio Cartes, a tobacco millionaire and political novice, pulled off a resounding victory in Paraguay’s presidential elections, returning to power the Colorado party that ruled the country for six decades until 2008.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 22, 2013 08:13
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Cartes poised to win Paraguay presidency

A tobacco millionaire who has never voted, served a brief jail stint and faces allegations of money laundering and smuggling, looks the man to beat in Paraguay’s presidential elections . A victory for Horacio Cartes, 56, in Sunday’s poll would put one o
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 21, 2013 12:36
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[Brazil, Paraguay] Smuggling Made Easy

Landlocked Paraguay Emerges as a Top Producer in Contraband Tobacco
Center for Public Integrity
added Jul 1, 2009 00:00
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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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[Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, USA] Insisten en que contrabando de cigarrillos financia a Hezbollah [They insist that cigarette smuggling funds Hezbollah]

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a US organization, issued a report to the US Congress that once again notes that the route of cigarette and drug smuggling funds Hezbollah and other groups Terrorists.
Ultima Hora (py)
added May 18, 2017 02:03
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[Brazil] Paraguay’s new president to continue business-friendly policies

The outgoing Mr Cartes, who is expected to retain considerable power even after he steps down, has faced numerous accusations of corruption and involvement in drug trafficking. The tobacco magnate, twice imprisoned on fraud charges before becoming presi
Financial Times (uk)
added May 1, 2018 18:47
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Increase in Cigarette Tax Turns Controversial in Paraguay

Three months into the presidential election, the main political debate in Paraguay revolves around a bill to increase cigarette taxes and trace the product from its manufacturing to its destination in order to combat smuggling. According to local analyst
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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[Paraguay] Parsing the Pope’s Words (and Silences) to Hear His Messages in South America

in Paraguay, speaking before an audience including the nation’s president, Horacio Cartes, a conservative tobacco magnate who spent time in prison on fraud charges before entering politics, Francis denounced corruption, calling it “the gangrene of the peo
New York Times
added Jul 13, 2015 09:47
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Paraguay bans smoking in all closed public spaces

AP - Associated Press
added Apr 10, 2010 00:00
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