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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] A guerra perdida contra o tráfico na fronteira com o Paraguai [The lost war against trafficking on the border with Paraguay]

Cigarette smuggling is a millionaire business, lucrative and closely linked to drug trafficking... Traffickers hide marijuana, cocaine and weapons in cigarette smuggling carts to circumvent surveillance
Epoca (br)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:19
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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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Paraguay bans smoking in all closed public spaces

AP - Associated Press
added Apr 10, 2010 00:00
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[Brazil, Paraguay] Uruguayan tobacco company under investigation

American Stock Exchange
added Oct 14, 2003 00:00
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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] When Cracking Down Seems Impossible

Paraguay's Corruption Fuels a Criminal Economy
Center for Public Integrity
added Jul 1, 2009 00:00
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Paraguay president’s re-election bid unsettles his corporate allies

"This harms the country's image. It conspires against our narrative, and our plan of action," said Daniel Elicetche, president of the Paraguayan-American Chamber of Commerce, which includes local units of 3M Co, British American Tobacco PLC and several
Reuters
added Apr 9, 2017 17:35
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[South America/Caribbean] Protester dies, minister sacked after Paraguay re-election vote

The re-election measure would apply to future presidents and Cartes, a soft-drink and tobacco mogul elected to a five-year term in 2013.
Reuters
added Apr 2, 2017 20:01
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