Brazilian "shoot-down" law to take effect Sunday

Brazil's first "shoot-down" law will take effect Sunday, 90 days after its enactment. The law allows Brazil's air force to shoot down small planes suspected of carrying drugs. Colombia is the only other South American country to have such a statute. Peru had a similar law but retracted it after a notorious incident involving the downing of a plane carrying US missionaries. AP has more.

 

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