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Building better borders in Latin America

Illegal trading and the violence that can accompany it is a scourge along Latin America’s borders, but researchers from across the region are working together to find ways to combat the problem

  • Oct 18, 2016
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In Latin America, border violence spawned by illegal trade hinders local development and integration between countries. But as Brian Owens reports, researchers there are working to prevent, and eventually dismantle, such illicit activity. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

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