Entry Point for Illegal Goods in Brazil

According to federal police, up to 70 percent of the illegal drugs and contraband cigarettes that are smuggled into Brazil enter through illegal ports and entries around the Itaipu Dam and the Parana River on the border with Paraguay.

Source: Stephanie Garlow, “Brazil deploys 7,000 troops to combat drug trafficking,” GlobalPost, Que Pasa Blog, September 20, 2011.