Paraguay prepares new security plan against organized crime

Paraguay aims to implement a new security scheme to attack organized crime, with a special focus on the border with Brazil, according to a plan presented to President Mario Abdo Benítez on Tuesday by security authorities.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "The aim is to implement it soon. We hope to do it before the end of the week. It is a matter of logistics," said Interior Minister Arnaldo Giuzzio.

Abdo Benítez welcomed officials from the Interior, the Ministry of National Defense, the National Police Command, the Armed Forces, and the National Intelligence and Anti-Drug Secretariat (SENAD) at the Government House.

Giuzzio explained that "this is a long term strategy that will require the expansion of international cooperation" and highlighted that negotiations for joint action are "at an advanced stage" with Brazil.

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