Paraguayan Peasant Leader Assassinated

Gunmen kill spokesman for the landless

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 3, 2012 2:00 AM CST

(Newser) – Gunmen have murdered one of the surviving leaders of a peasant movement whose land dispute with a powerful politician prompted the end of Fernando Lugo's presidency earlier this year. After he stepped outside his home to feed his farm animals, Vidal Vega, 48, was...   Read full story »

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