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LatinNews Daily Report - 26 June 2013

Military deployed against the EPP again

The government of President Federico Franco has ordered the army into the field in the northern department of San Pedro to track down the guerrillas of the Ejército del Pueblo Paraguayo (EPP). The decision was taken on 31 May, hours after the murder of rancher Luis Lindstron, supposedly by the EPP. The following day Interior Minister Carmelo Caballero announced the arrest of 18 people suspected of being part of the EPP’s logistical apparatus.

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