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Paraguay Authorities Foil New Plan to Free Red Command Leader

Authorities in Paraguay have foiled, for the second time in a month, an attempt to free a Brazilian drug trafficker imprisoned in the Southern Cone nation, raising...
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Paraguay Struggles to Overcome Challenges in Crop Substitution

A group of farmers in Paraguay announced they might return to marijuana cultivation, revealing the limits and challenges that crop substitution programs are facing...
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Paraguay’s New President: All Bark and No Bite?

Paraguay’s new president says he will focus his security policy on ending judicial corruption and organized crime, but his background and the credibility of those...
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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...