RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The simplification of the import process has boosted the purchase of foreign weapons. Data from the Ministry of Economy show that Brazilians imported US$29.3 million worth of revolvers and pistols last year, an all-time record.
This is not a new phenomenon and the growth in figures has been uninterrupted since 2017. The volume imported last year was 2,656% higher than the average registered since official records . . .