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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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[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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[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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[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 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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