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Marijuana Trafficking Ring Bribed Paraguay Officials for Protection

Paraguay authorities have dismantled a trafficking network tied to officials in a major marijuana-producing region bordering Brazil, highlighting the widespread and...
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Arrests Suggest Crooked Cops Are Aiding PCC’s Expansion in Paraguay

The arrest of an alleged Brazilian crime boss in Paraguay’s capital city illustrates how police corruption and sophisticated tactics may be facilitating the...
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New PCC Crime Boss Consolidates Power on Brazil-Paraguay Border

The presence of a new Brazilian crime boss operating on the border with Paraguay illustrates the sophisticated expansion strategy of Brazil’s most powerful gang...
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Paraguay President’s ‘Soul Brother’ Could Surrender in Laundering Case

A friend of Paraguay's president accused of leading a large, international money laundering scheme has reportedly offered to turn himself in to authorities. But his...
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Corrupt Police in Paraguay See Opportunity in Illegal Logging

Authorities in Paraguay have arrested more than a dozen police officers for attempting to steal confiscated wood, underscoring the attractiveness of Latin America's...
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Rising Brazil Border Seizures Troubling Sign for the Region

Even without significant investment in border security, weapons and narcotics seizures along Brazil's borders have increased over the last year, giving rise to the...
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Arrests Again Point to Paraguay President’s Contraband Cigarettes

Cigarettes manufactured by a firm belonging to the family of Paraguay's president have once again been seized after being smuggled across the border into Brazil,...
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Is Paraguay’s EPP Expanding Role in Marijuana Trade?

Paraguay’s main guerrilla group has displaced hundreds of Mennonite families from an area not far from strategic drug trafficking routes, raising questions about...
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GameChangers 2017: What to Watch for in 2018

Organized crime thrives amid political corruption and uncertainty. There will be plenty of this in Latin America in 2018, helping organized crime deepen its roots...