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[Brazil, Paraguay] Uruguayan tobacco company under investigation

American Stock Exchange
added Oct 14, 2003 00:00
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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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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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[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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[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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Paraguay: BAT to set up tobacco plant in Paraguay

NewsEdge
added Jul 4, 2000 00:00
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Paraguay Congress wrestles again with presidential re-election law

Soft drink and tobacco mogul Cartes was elected to a five-year term in 2013. His strongest backers want him to be allowed to run for another term next year. Critics say a constitutional change aimed at benefiting a sitting president would be unfair.
Reuters
added Mar 29, 2017 16:00
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] Candidate in Paraguay Stirs Controversy With Remarks on Gay Marriage

Horacio Cartes, the tobacco magnate and front-runner for months in Paraguay's presidential election on Sunday ... comparing gay people to "monkeys" ... accusations of ... profiting from the smuggling of contraband Paraguayan-made cigarettes into neighbori
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2013 07:48
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[Argentina, Brazil] Paraguayan Smuggling Crossroads Scrutinized

Tri-Border Region Seen as Hub for Aid To Radical Groups
Washington Post
added Aug 2, 2006 00:00
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[Brazil, Paraguay] A Counterfeit Industry Cheats Legitimate Trade

Business in fake goods is booming, which lowers tax revenue and hurts legal operations.
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 4, 2004 00:00
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