All About Paraguay

EPP / 10 SEP 2015

New evidence has emerged suggesting ACA guerrilla rebels in Paraguay have reunited with their cousins in the EPP, likely marking the end of a tiny guerrilla organization that has suffered…

BOLIVIA / 4 SEP 2015

A recent shootout between Bolivian police and two foreign nationals speaks to the internationalization of Brazil's oldest criminal group.

EPP / 1 SEP 2015

There are increasing signs that Paraguay's security forces are in upheaval, enabling a small guerrilla group to carry out high-profile kidnappings and attacks on infrastructure.  …

EPP / 16 AUG 2015

Recent reports of attacks and threats by two non-state militias have shaken Paraguay, where authorities are already struggling to contain the EPP, a small but active Marxist guerrilla group.

COLOMBIA / 11 AUG 2015

Colombia is training a number of Paraguayan security forces in counterinsurgency warfare, despite some questions over the nature of Colombia's role as a security exporter in the region. …

EPP / 21 JUL 2015

Paraguayan authorities say the EPP guerrilla group now serves as the "armed wing" for drug trafficking groups, but there is scant evidence to back up these claims. …

PARAGUAY / 8 JUL 2015

Paraguay is debating an asset seizure bill that some advocates say would sever the ties between politicians and drug traffickers in the country. But the rocky implementation of these kinds…

PARAGUAY / 7 JUL 2015

Paraguayan authorities have reportedly seized over a dozen airplanes that they believe were used for drug trafficking, perhaps the clearest indication yet of the country's key role as a transit…

ELITES AND CRIME / 13 JUN 2015

Paraguay’s latest narco-political scandal has implicated a number of high-level government officials, but is unlikely to result in any meaningful change in a country where there appears to be deep…

BRAZIL / 8 JUN 2015

Police raids against leaders of Brazil's PCC gang in Paraguay and a breaking narco-politics scandal have again turned the spotlight on the role of Brazilian organized crime and official corruption in…

PARAGUAY / 2 JUN 2015

Paraguay's Congress is considering a bill that would remove the diplomatic immunity currently enjoyed by the governing body of South America's soccer association, a move that would likely facilitate investigations…

ELITES AND CRIME / 26 MAY 2015

The arrest of a Paraguay politician in connection with a money laundering investigation has raised hopes the country is working towards reducing rampant impunity by holding powerful figures accountable.

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