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Marxist Guerrillas in Paraguay Are A Throwback

Posted on the 14 November 2013 by Paul Phillips @sparkingtheleft

14paraguay-graphic-articleInlineReminding me of the Castros and Guevara during the late 1950′s in Cuba, the Paraguayan People’s Army is a Marxist group in the jungles of Paraguay using guerrilla tactics to attack government officials in an outpost region.

The reason I’m recommending this article is twofold: First, the time for Marxist guerrilla groups has long past. There is no Soviet Union or powerful enough Communist Latin American nation to help Paraguay embark on a new radical left-wing agenda. They need to integrate themselves into the mainstream, republican political system.

Secondly, this article reports on how desperate the people of Paraguay ,an extremely poor nation, shrink the level of inequality in their homeland. The the chosen road of violence by the PPA is a symptom of corrupt officials and foreign ownership of large soybean plantations. The industry needs to be socialized.

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