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Paraguay - Journalist targeted by drug traffickers may have to move abroad

Reporters without borders
Brazilian police have alerted the Paraguayan journalist Cándido Figueredo, a correspondent for the daily ABC Color in the northern department of Amambay, that he is the target of an assassination plot hatched by traffickers active in the drug-producing region. He was told of the plot by a special police unit in the neighbouring Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul set up to fight organized crime. “Reporters Without Borders met Cándido Figueredo on a mission to Paraguay last year,” the press (...)

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