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Survivors of a Massacre in Paraguay Looking for Justice, Five Years Later

July 17, 2017

Marina Cué, a lightly-wooded parcel of land amid stunted fields of soybean in the district of Curuguaty, eastern Paraguay, seems like an oasis of calm today. But the casings from high-calibre rounds that locals still find in the grass tell a different story: that of a forced eviction here involving 300 heavily-armed police and a few dozen campesinos on June 15th, 2012, that ended in a hail of bullets, leaving 11 landless farmers and 6 police dead.

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