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A police officer guards a stash of fake merchandise in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, the smuggler-ridden border town were Rotella sets part of his novel. Jorge Saenz/AP hide caption

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Drug Trafficking, Corruption At The 'Triple Crossing'

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Wild Flag's self-titled debut album was released earlier this month. Left to right: Rebecca Cole, Carrie Brownstein, Mary Timony, Janet Weiss. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Wild Flag: Making Chaos Useful

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