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Overcrowded, Too Few Guards and Easy Access to Drugs in Paraguay’s Most Crowded Prison

The June 2019 massacre of 13 Rotela Clan members by PCC inmates at the San Pedro prison in Paraguay shed light on the critical situation in which the South American...
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Police Links to Drug Trafficking Endemic in Paraguay

Nearly two dozen police officers in Paraguay are accused of protecting a transnational drug smuggling ring led by a Brazilian trafficker, providing renewed evidence...
The city of Itatí in Corrientes is a strategic point in the marijuana trade in Argentina
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Argentina’s Itatí Trial Reveals City Corrupted by Marijuana Traffickers

A high-profile Argentine drug lord is accused of colluding with a vast network of local politicians and police officers to transport large quantities of marijuana...
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Paraguay Currency Exchanges Launder Vast Amounts of Brazil Drug Money

Brazilian criminal gangs were able to use official currency exchanges in Paraguay to launder over $1.5 billion in drug money, showing how the country continues to...
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Corrupt Paraguay Officials Allow Thriving Contraband Market Into Brazil

A series of raids have highlighted how widespread corruption among Paraguayan officials has allowed smugglers to operate with impunity along the Brazilian border,...
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Paraguay’s Underworld Fighting Back Against PCC in Brazil

The brutal murder of a Brazilian drug trafficker seemingly carried out by a Paraguayan gang has shown how escalating violence is impacting the border state of Mato...
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Serious Doubts Surround Alleged EPP Attack in Paraguay

Paraguay’s Attorney General’s Office has attributed the recent murder of a farmhand to the country’s main guerrilla group, the Paraguayan People’s Army, but...
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Illegal Cigarettes Increasing Presence in Brazil and Southern Cone

Argentina, Chile and Brazil are struggling with increased demand for smuggled cigarettes, as these provide major revenue for criminal groups and result in massive...
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Drug Seizures Spike Along Paraguay’s Border With Bolivia

Cocaine seizures along Paraguay’s border with Bolivia have tripled, bolstering fears that this forest hinterland has become a haven for drug...