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    Border Wars II

    • Mark Akkerman
    19 December 2016
    Policy briefing

    This briefing updates the July 2016 report ‘Border Wars: the arms dealers profiting from Europe’s refugee tragedy’ . It shows that the European policy response to the refugee tragedy continues to provide a booming border security market for Europe’s arms and security firms, some of whom are involved in selling arms to the Middle East and North Africa and all of whom encourage European policies focused on keeping refugees out. It’s a win-win for the security corporations, but the cost is a deadly toll for migrants forced into ever more dangerous routes as they flee wars, conflict and oppression.

  2. Paraguay: la tierra escondida

    • Guillermo Garat
    03 October 2016
    Policy briefing

    Paraguay es el mayor productor de marihuana de América del Sur: abastece a Brasil, Argentina, Chile y Uruguay de cannabis prensado. A pesar de su importancia como proveedor de cannabis, se ha producido una sorprendente falta de estudios serios de su impacto en su propia sociedad, y en el juego de la oferta y la demanda en los países vecinos.

     

  3. Paraguay: The cannabis breadbasket of the Southern Cone

    • Guillermo Garat
    03 October 2016
    Policy briefing

    Paraguay is the principal producer of cannabis in South America. Despite its importance as a supplier of cannabis in South America, there has been a surprising absence of serious studies of its impact on its own society, and on the play of offer and demand in neighbouring countries.