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Small rebel group causing Paraguay big headaches

Although the Paraguayan People’s Army (EPP) only has an estimated 20 to 100 combatants, the government of President Horacio Cartes has made it a top security priority. Cartes did not seem very concerned with the group when he was inaugurated in August 2013, but after a series of high-profile attacks by the rebels early in his term, he called in the military to help the police confront them…

Read this piece in its entirety at Southern Pulse.