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The underworld that has been brought to Paraguay

Bloody incidents in prisons, summary executions, hired killers and the activities of Brazilian criminal organisations are evidence of an underworld of organised crime operating in this country. Paraguay    Coto Wong   The arrest of nine Paraguayan police officers with long-standing relationships with drug trafficking and organised crime revealed a […]

Democracy and lawfare: when the opposition is the Media
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Democracy and lawfare: when the opposition is the Media

It has been happening in a number of nations. But Ecuador is a good example of how lawfare can destroy freedom. In this Latin-American country several progressive politicians have been facing numerous false accusations, and consequently forced to flee the country to avoid pre-trial detention, so now they are living in exile. But people are getting tired of this “charade” and things might change.