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Brazilian Rodrigo Gularte to be Executed in Indonesia Tonight

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Rodrigo Gularte and seven other foreigners - two Australians, a Filipino, four Nigerians, and an Indonesian, all convicted of drug trafficking, will be shot between tonight and tomorrow (April 29th) in Jakarta time. Gularte was arrested in July 2004 after entering Indonesia with six kilos of cocaine hidden inside surfboards and was sentenced to death in 2005.

The Brazilian Foreign Minister, Mauro Vieira, said on Saturday that the government is continuing regular contacts at the "highest level" with Jakarta, to try to convince Indonesia to suspend the execution on humanitarian . . .

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