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    Brazil Transnational Issues 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/brazil/brazil_issues.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international short section of the boundary with Paraguay, just west of Salto das Sete Quedas (Guaira Falls) on the Rio Parana, has not been precisely delimited; two short sections of boundary with Uruguay are in dispute - Arroio Invernada (Arroyo de la Invernada) area of the Rio Quarai (Rio Cuareim) and the islands at the confluence of the Rio Quarai and the Uruguay River

      Illicit drugs limited illicit producer of cannabis, minor coca cultivation in the Amazon region, mostly used for domestic consumption; government has a large-scale eradication program to control cannabis; important transshipment country for Bolivian and Colombian cocaine headed for the US and Europe; increasingly used

      NOTE: The information regarding Brazil on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Brazil Transnational Issues 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brazil Transnational Issues 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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