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Thursday 19 October 2017

A bank heist in Paraguay’s ‘wild, wild west’ reveals the dark underbelly of free trade

(Q24N) It was as brazen as it was spectacular: on April 24 2017, a commando team of bank...

Paraguay’s population is booming, but where are all the jobs?

(Q24N) In recent weeks, Paraguay has been shaken by a fierce parliamentary debate about a bill – recently...

Argentina, Paraguay Smugglers Use Drug Routes for Contraband Soybeans

Q24N NEWS (Insightcrime.org) Paraguay is exporting more soybeans than it produces in a tell-tale sign of a booming...

‘Machismo Is Very Strong Here’

(Q24N) At the end of a 20km red dirt track winding through a rainforest in eastern Paraguay, lies...

Bust Highlights Paraguay to Europe Sex Trafficking

Q24N - A joint operation involving authorities in Paraguay, Spain and France has broken up a multi-country sex...

Child Sexual Abuse the Most Reported Crime in Paraguay

Q24N - (Prensa Latina) Child sex abuse was the most reported crime this year in Paraguay, according to...

Paraguayan Police Run by Mafia, Says Journal

LATIN AMERICA NEWS (Prensa Latina) The Paraguayan newspaper La Nacion pubished a commentary stating that the lack of...

Uruguayan President Calls Voters to Respect Tolerance

SOUTH AMERICA NEWS (Prensa Latina) -- Uruguayan President Jose Mujica called the Uruguayan population to vote with respect...

Paraguay: Minors working for the drug trade

ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay – So far in 2014, six minors under the age of 18 have been arrested after...

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