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How the 'crime of the century' happened in Paraguay

The robbers out-gunned the police.

A Brazilian drugs gang called the PCC is thought to have carried out the raid, in which armed men blew the front off a security company building in Paraguay and made off with millions of dollars. The BBC's Camilla Costa on the gang the authorities couldn't stop. Photo: The security company building in Paraguay where armed men stole millions of dollars Credit: AFP/Getty

Eliane Elias: Samba is 'in my DNA'

Brazilian jazz artist Eliane Elias talks to Weekend about her new album 'Dance of Time'

Brazilian jazz artist Eliane Elias came to the Weekend studio to play some tracks from her new album 'Dance of Time'. While she was here she spoke to Julian Worricker about music and politics in her home country. (Photo: Eliane Elias with Weekend's Julian Worricker. Credit: Nick Marsh, BBC)