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Brazil bags near-half tonne illegal agchems

Authorities in Brazil seized some 465 kg of pesticides among other illegal products as part of new operations to police border regions initiated in the summer of 2011, official news agency Agencia Brasil reports. The strategic border plan, involved thousands of police and government staff in two operations. One of the two, operation Agata, was co-ordinated by the Ministry of Defence, and covered over 60% of the national border regions. The results that have been released cover the first six months of operation Agata.


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