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Security & Strategic Review - September 2019

The Brazilian Amazon, fertile ground for crime

In the first few months of 2019, the Brazilian state of Roraima reportedly exported US$6.5m worth of gold to India, making the precious metal the state’s second-largest export after soya. Yet there is not a single legally registered gold mine in Roraima, an Amazonian state which borders Venezuela in northern Brazil.

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