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In a tit-for-tat, Brazil insists on fingerprints of Americans

January 06, 2004 16:44 IST

Brazil has become the first country to retaliate to America's decision to photograph and fingerprint all persons entering the US.

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In the first week of 2004, all airports across Brazil began photographing and fingerprinting all Americans entering the country. People of other nations do not have to undergo this procedure, which is the outcome of a court ruling.

The US embassy in capital Brasilia said the new procedure had resulted in its citizens having to spend more time at Brazilian airports.

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Sub: Viva Brasilia!

When will India show a similar fighting spirit?


Posted by Anand Rajadhyaksha





Sub: Nice start

Hats off to that country. Others should also follow it. Maybe now Americans will know what is the meaning of humiliation which people have to ...


Posted by Abhishek





Sub: Good show

The americans think they can dominate the world , they can start a war with any nation on their terms for their benefit and they ...


Posted by hasmukh gada





Sub: Brazil fingerprinting Americans

Does India take a lesion from Brazil, another Third-World country in latin america, how to reciprocate against soft-humiliating gestures and protectionisms? Do the government of ...


Posted by bb





Sub: Tit For Tat

Excellent. Every self respecting country must start thinking on the same lines. Rest of the world must unite against such actions by the US government. ...


Posted by Suresh Adhikari




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