United States Department of State, Patterns of Global Terrorism 1999 - Triborder Region: Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, 1 April 2000, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4681074fc.html [accessed 23 July 2014]
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In 1999 the Governments of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay consolidated efforts to stem the illicit activities of individuals linked to Islamist terrorist groups in the triborder region and continued to cooperate actively in promoting regional counterterrorist efforts. Despite some success, however, the triborder remained the focal point for Islamist extremism in Latin America.