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Belem do Solimoes. Brasil..The people who live there call the tri-border area between Colombia, Brazil and Perù "La Frontera". This area, in the past rich field for seringueiros (rubber gatherer) and most recently narcos' territory, don't keep trace of the wealth generated here but spent elsewhere. Amazon frontiers areas are notorious for their sparse population and limited state presence.

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Belem do Solimoes. Brasil..The people who live there call the tri-border area between Colombia, Brazil and Perù "La Frontera".  This area, in the past rich field for seringueiros (rubber gatherer) and most recently narcos' territory, don't keep trace of the wealth generated here but spent elsewhere. Amazon frontiers areas are notorious for their sparse population and limited state presence.