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2008-10-16 08:10:00

Under growing international pressure, Brazilian authorities are increasingly turning to intelligence and technology to help fight the country's illegal drug activities.  Several weeks ago, Brazilian police arrested the pilot of a Colombian drug-smuggling plane minutes after it landed at a small clandestine airstrip in the vast Amazon rainforest. A high-tech spy plane circling thousands of feet above the earth had guided authorities to the plane, in which police found and confiscated 661...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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