There is a very crowded place between Ueno and Okachimachi Station, it`s Ameyoko-cho, one of the most colorful and noisy market in Tokyo. Differently from the rest of the city, no salary-man walks in the narrow streets of the ex-yamiichi (black market). 793 more words
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Black markets are everywhere in the world. But nowhere else in the world are they an industry as in Africa. Black markets are despised by governments, because they cannot tax them, yet are typically the result of repressive government actions. 720 more words
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In September, Rio de Janeiro’s Secretary of Public Security (SSP) released something of a bombshell for Brazil crime analysts: the city’s infamous militia groups have expanded dramatically over the past decade.