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US guns to Brazilian narco-gangs | Global Ganja Report: Rio's narco-gangs are obviously gearing up for a real war for control of the favelas (informal slum districts) where they operate. Last month, 32 assault rifles were seized when police responded to a clash between rival narco-factions in Cidade Alta favela. Shootings of gang rivals, police or by-standers are a nearl-daily occurrence in Rio, where violent crime has soared since the end of last year's Olympic Games.

Yet more evidence that the free availability of guns in the United States is fueling the horrific narco-wars in Latin America—first in Mexico, now in Brazil. Of course, we all get the problems with prohibitionist solutions—not that all the logic on drug prohibition necessarily applies to guns.

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