Brazil Drug Traffickers Control 70 Percent of Paraguay Marijuana Production

Posted on December 8, 2010 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Drug Activity, Paraguay

A Brazilian newspaper reported that drug traffickers control 70 percent of the marijuana plantations in Capitan Bado and Pedro Juan Caballero that are located in the Amambay department. These cities are located on the border with Brazil encompassing Mato Grosso do Sul.

The First Commando da Capital (PCC) is believed to be the primary participant where profits can be as high as 3,000 percent. Read Story

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