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2006-08-15 14:38:46

BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - The governments of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina have set up a joint intelligence center to combat smuggling and money-laundering in the region where their borders meet, Brazil said on Tuesday. The United States, which has long complained that the so-called Tri-Border area is rampant with cross-frontier crime, was involved in the establishment of the Regional Intelligence Center. Located at Federal Police facilities in the Brazilian city of Foz do...

2006-03-03 14:09:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina need to address security concerns around their common border, and the United States next week will urge lawmakers there to advance legislation to combat terrorist financing and money laundering, a senior U.S. official said on Friday. Patrick O'Brien, assistant U.S. Treasury secretary for terrorist financing, said recent elections in Latin America have produced legislatures that may be more likely to pass anti-money laundering and...