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Wednesday Sep 10 | The Arizona Republic
Three men who worked as long distance bus drivers in Paraguay are protesting their firing by having their hands nailed to a cross. 3 former bus drivers nail hands to cross Three men who worked as long distance bus drivers in Paraguay are protesting their firing by having their hands nailed to a cross.
Wednesday Sep 10 | Newsday
The men lost their jobs after the companies they worked for cut their routes. They want the government to help out by reassigning their routes to other companies.
Paraguay's anti-narcotics police seized 3.4 tons of marijuana on Wednesday in the city of Pedro Juan Caballero bordering Brazil, said Paraguayan authorities on Thursday. According to a report from Paraguay's National Anti-Drug Secretariat issued in Asuncion, capital of Paraguay, the drugs were found in a house that was used as a "warehouse" before they were to be sent to Brazil.
Nearly 3.4 tonnes of marijuana have been seized in Paraguay, authorities said. The drugs were found in a house in Pedro Juan Caballero, a city bordering Brazil, Xinhua cited from a report by the Paraguay's National Anti-Drug Secretariat.
The Colombian Army has provided training to 75 Paraguayan soldiers to prepare them in their ongoing fight against terrorists and international drug trafficking organizations.
Updated: Wed Sep 10, 2014 05:33 pm
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