Paraguayan People’s Army (EPP) Terrorist Organizations // Paraguayan People’s Army (EPP)

The EPP was founded in March 2008 by Alcides Oviedo Britez, who was born to a poor family in Itapua, near the border with Argentina. A radical and failed theology student, Oviedo Britez drew from like-minded Latin American groups as well as the left-wing opposition that flourished under Gen. Alfredo Stroessner until the end of that regime in 1989. The nucleus of the group came together when Oviedo Britez met his partner Carmen Villalba and Juan Arrom Suhurt in the 1990s, both of...


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