Military Operation in Brazilian Amazon Seeks to Increase Border Vigilance

Military Operation in Brazilian Amazon Seeks to Increase Border Vigilance

By Geraldine Cook
May 09, 2012

The Brazilian Army has launched a military operation to increase patrols in the Amazon and combat drug trafficking, arms smuggling, timber smuggling, and illegal mining
along the country’s northern border, shared with four countries, the Defense Ministry
announced on May 4.

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