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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the Paraguayan National Antidrug Secretariat (SENAD), 72 areas for marijuana production were destroyed and 42 camps were closed in Paraguay's Amambay District. A joint mega-operation between Brazil and Paraguay against drug trafficking in the...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A judicial discussion of whether or not Brazil would enter the list of nations that decriminalize the possession of certain drugs for personal use has been postponed. It was due to return to the country’s...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Archaeologists have discovered an astonishing stash of powerful drugs in a 1,000-year-old leather pouch buried in a cave deep in the Bolivian Andes. The pouch, made from three foxes’ snouts...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Thursday, October 11th, fans of classic hip-hop are going to be in for a treat with a show from one of the biggest rap groups of the nineties, Cypress...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Four days after the Uruguayan Lower House approved a measure backed by President José Mujica to legalize and regulate the growing, selling and marketing of marijuana, a group of...
Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Why is it that when talking about the “problem of drugs” we are quick to point the finger at those “evil drug traffickers” of the notorious Comando Vermelho (Red Command), Terceiro...
By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Close to 1,500 people including State Representative and ex-Minister of the Environment Carlos Minc, took to Ipanema's beachfront last Saturday for the Marcha da Maconha (Marijuana March) calling for the...



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