Ypehú, Paraguay: Senad Destroys 34 Hectares of Marijuana with Support from the Brazilian Federal Police

Posted on August 4, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Drug Activity, Paraguay, Police/Military Activity

From lainformacion.com on August 3, 2013- Agents from Paraguay’s anti-drug agency, Senad, along with members of the Brazilian Federal Police burned 34 hectares of marijuana plants near the city of Ypehú, Canindeyú some 100 km from the border with Brazil. The operation included 18 parcels of land with marijuana in various stages of growth, some ready for harvest. The total amount burned is estimated at 102 tons. The total value of the destroyed drug is $3 million in Paraguay and anywhere up to $14 million outside of Paraguay, most likely Brazil, where more than 80% of Paraguay’s drugs go. Read Article

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