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The Politics Behind the Hunt for Paraguay’s Guerrillas

Paraguay security forces appear to be keeping up the pressure against the small and elusive EPP guerrilla group. The organization does not appear to pose a serious...
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Paraguay Politician Gunned Down

A Paraguayan politician with ties to the cigarette industry was shot dead while driving in the Alto Parana province, close to the border with...
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Paraguay Seizes Largest Ever Cocaine Haul

Over 875 kilos of cocaine disguised as bags of rice were confiscated in Paraguay, close to the borders with Brazil and Argentina, in the largest cocaine seizure in...
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Brazil Drug Gangs Have Offices in Paraguay: Police

Brazilian police warned that Paraguay has become a base of operations for Brazil's criminal organizations, which are seeking to cut middlemen out of the drug trade...
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Paraguay Jail Break Highlights Leaky System

The escape of six alleged Brazilian gang members from a prison in Paraguay highlights the rampant corruption within the country’s penal...
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Paraguay’s EPP: Phantom or Rebel Army?

A recently released hostage of Paraguayan guerrilla group the EPP says his captors boasted about their links to Colombia, Venezuela and Cuba. This adds weight to...
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Paraguay Warplanes to Patrol Bolivia Border

Paraguay will begin patrolling its border with Bolivia by air in order to crack down on drug trafficking, reports La Razon. Tucano combat planes were deployed...
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Brazil Red Command ‘Members’ Arrested in Paraguay

Paraguay captured five alleged members of Brazilian gang Red Command (Comando Vermelho), a sign of Brazil's organized crime stretching out into the neighboring...
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Paraguayan Farmers Threaten Strike Against Pot Eradications

Farmers in San Pedro, Paraguay, are threatening to hold roadblocks if the government continues an unpopular marijuana eradication program. The plant is believed to...