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The son of a former top aide to ex-dictator Alfredo Stroessner was elected president of Paraguay on Sunday in voting that was much closer than projected, according to official results. With 99.4 percent of the vote counted, Mario Abdo Benitez, 46, a U.S.-educated construction executive who ran under the ...
Officials of the Paraguay's general election wait for voters at "Dahlquist" school, in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, April 22, 2018. ... ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — The son of a former dictator's top aide appeared to have a strong lead heading into Sunday's election for Paraguayan president, aided by a ...

Paraguay will hold its seventh democratic election since 1989, when a military coup ended Alfredo Stroessner's 35-year-long military dictatorship. On Sunday April 22, over four million people will choose new national authorities, including the president, vice-president, 45 senators, 80 representatives, and ...
Boiteux, an Argentinian, was one of four people arrested in the case in Paraguay in November 2017 and identified by authorities as the ringleader. ... According to the indictment and to Paraguay officials, Boiteux and his co-conspirators advertised Amarres Inmediatos and Brujo VIP on Facebook and ...
An official at the Department of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that health ministries in Paraguay and Brazil have called on travelers to receive yellow fever vaccinations. Travellers will have to carry the vaccination certificate when entering Paraguay, while the certificate is not ...
Paraguay is not yet exporting mangoes, but local entrepreneurs have plans to sell them to South Korea, government official Nelson Farina told the online news portal Ultima Hora in December. The surging interest in mangoes raises hopes of job creation and better nutrition in Paraguay, where 10 per cent ...

The Paraguayan authorities have long tried to defeat the EPP, which claims to fight against Paraguay's oligarchy and for the rights of country's poor. The joint task force has further stepped up its efforts since the killing of eight soldiers in a rebel ambush in August 2016. Paraguayan officials say the rebels ...
A municipal worker collects mangoes from the streets of Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay, as part of the Mango Movil initiative. ... Paraguay is not yet exporting mangoes, but local entrepreneurs have plans to sell them to Taiwan and South Korea, government official Nelson Farina told the online news ...
The Timbers' interest in Paredes, 19, has been reported as far back as December but picked up considerable steam within the last two weeks as reports out of Paraguay and Mexico emerged indicating the Timbers were on the verge of signing the central midfielder. The young Paraguayan made his ...
Cigarettes manufactured by a firm belonging to the family of Paraguay's president have once again been seized after being smuggled across the border into Brazil, firmly pointing towards the involvement of powerful Paraguayan elites in the booming business. On January 27, authorities in Brazil seized 500 ...
A young girl uses a piece of styrofoam as a paddle board next to a flooded home after heavy rains caused the river Paraguay to overflow, on the outskirts ... Authorities in Paraguay's capital Asuncion declared a state of emergency Wednesday which will last a month after the Paraguay River burst its banks, ...
ASUNCION (AFP) - The authorities in Paraguay's capital Asuncion on Wednesday (Jan 24) declared a state of emergency for a month after the Paraguay River burst its banks, leaving at least 20,000 people homeless. The unseasonal high waters have washed over many poor neighbourhoods built along ...
"Pro-life and family" activist Dannia Rios shows the male genitalia of a Bebe Mania Xixi doll, which has caused a local media stir after some customers complained that the doll is transgender, in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Authorities in the Paraguayan border town temporarily ...
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Authorities in the Paraguayan border town of Ciudad del Este have temporarily closed a shop accused of selling transgender dolls. Mayor Sandra McLeon justified Tuesday's closure by noting that the city, most widely known as a smuggling and counterfeiting haven, last year ...
Establishing comparable standards is the aim of the Smithsonian scientists who have come to Paraguay and who will provide support to the experts of the ... Once the study is completed, the experts will propose a series of actions to Paraguayan authorities to protect the species of fauna and flora in the forest, reduce the ...
Paraguay's official registration of Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s CBD hemp oil products marks the first country that has registered and approved the Company's products as medicinal products. Currently, Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s CBD hemp oil products have been used in Paraguay with medical indications ...
In the last few months, it has reappeared on the River Salado, a tributary of the River Paraguay. Tourists have been flocking to the small town of Piquete Cue, 15 miles north of the capital Asuncion, to glimpse these waterborne titans - which disappeared from the site in 2006 due to river dredging and theft, ...

Authorities in the Paraguayan border town of Ciudad del Este have temporarily closed a shop accused of selling transgender dolls. Mayor Sandra McLeon justified Tuesday's closure by noting that the city, most widely known as a smuggling and counterfeiting haven, last year declared itself "pro-life and ...
In other words, the government of Paraguay approves medical marijuana treatment by way of a certain line of products that do not have psychoactive effects ... RSHO-X was developed to contain no measurable THC in order to satisfy Mexican authorities leery of the psychoactive cannabinoid, so the product ...
Giant lily pads have reappeared in a Paraguay lagoon after being listed as endangered in 2006. ... Locals use the aquatic plant to make a medicinal tea that they believe can help combat asthma and bronchial disorders, but the authorities have warned that those who try to harvest it could be fined.
Members of Paraguay's lower house of Congress were reviewing on Monday a bill to give the indigenous Guarani language the same status as Spanish in media and official communications. The Paraguayan Constitution recognizes both Spanish and Guarani as official languages and citizens have a legal ...
The Sindicato de Periodistas del Paraguay (Paraguayan Journalists' Union, SPP) considers the recent sentencing of Vilmar Acosta, the former mayor of Ypedju, for his involvement in the assassination of journalist Pablo Medina and his assistant, Antonia Almada, to be an important step forward that ...
"Paraguay will be an unknown factor to us. We expect them to attack us at the rucks, so will make sure that we protect our ball in that phase. Most South American teams like a physical approach, especially at the rucks, so we will focus on making sure that we do not lose that contest," Schoeman explained.
The news comes less than 10 days after opposition legislators called on the Paraguayan Congress to initiate legal impeachment proceedings in response to allegations of Veron's "unethical and outrageous behavior." The investigation was opened by Federico Espinoza, a prosecutor that was appointed by ...
... benefits for them or third parties. The accused were part of Jury of Prosecution of Magistrature, JEM for short, a body in charge of prosecuting legal government officials like judges and prosecutors, and the audios show them abusing their position to influence certain judges and prosecutors in the country.
Unlike Colombia and Uruguay, planting cannabis is illegal in both Brazil and Paraguay. The Paraguayan plantations are believed to cover 7,000 hectares. Those working on land reveal a widespread system of impunity, guaranteed by a network of corrupt police officers and other officials. Among these ...
During the first official visit of the Federal Executive to the South American country, the Yucatecan governor and the Paraguayan official signed the Framework Agreement for Interinstitutional Cooperation. During the ceremony, held at the Embassy of Mexico in Paraguay, it was explained that the ...
"I hope to be able to show the fans what I'm capable of from the very first match," Ortigoza said in a video posted on Rosario Central's official website. Ortigoza was born in Argentina but obtained Paraguayan citizenship in 2009 and made his international debut for his adopted country later that year. Rosario ...
Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay - Cowboy hats and flasks adorned with imitation jaguar and snakeskin prints dot the market of the Paraguayan border ... It is here - for the most part, untroubled by police or other authorities - that gigantic plantations exist to grow the vast majority of the cannabis smoked by ...
His lawyer, Ricardo Preda, said "the facts he is accused of in the United States are not punishable in Paraguay." Prosecutors said they have called dozens of witnesses to testify and present evidence against the 89-year-old official. The ruling comes as several Argentine and South America officials have ...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A former Argentine government official threw himself in front of a train and killed himself after being accused of taking bribes, the latest fallout from a widespread corruption probe in professional soccer that has implicated businessmen and top officials in several countries.
Dead fish floated in the Confuso river in Paraguay, where authorities say they are investigating the cause. Protesters in Mexico City decried ...
Paraguay: Two veterinary students infected with Brucella at National ... One student said in a statement that the authorities of the Faculty were ...
Thousands of dead fish float in the Confuso river in Villa Hayes, 30km north of Asuncion, Paraguay. Municipal authorities were investigating the ...
Authorities are not quite sure what caused the fish to perish at the ... An official investigation has been launched to solve the mystery, with ...
Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay announce joint World Cup bid ... flanked by Uruguayan counterpart Tabare Vazquez and Paraguayan leader Horacio Cartes. ... According to local officials, Uruguay and Paraguay would be ...
Brazil's federal police warned authorities in Paraguay that the First Capital Command (Primeiro Comando da Capital - PCC) may be trying to ...
Paraguay Workers to Protest, Demand Government Aid for Campesinos .... According to CNI leader Felix Nunez, government officials remain ...
PARAGUAY (CNN) — Environmental authorities in Paraguay are looking into the reason behind thousands of dead fish floating on a river near ...
Officials from the US Embassy in Paraguay relayed a message from Washington, ... This would be a big breakthrough for Paraguayan beef producers, which ... but stressed the USDA had not made an official announcement.
13 Years Later, Paraguay Remembers One of Its Worst Tragedies ... According to authorities, the fire began in the kitchen of the restaurant, ...
One group, the Ache, has felt the brunt of Paraguay's transition from .... ends” with Paraguayan officials, Fostervold says, forcing him to file an official ... authorities have reportedly expressed concern that the gang intends to ...
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - Police in Paraguay say a shooting at a nightclub .... when he was deported back from Morocco - even though officials here were unaware ... Brazilian authorities have not confirmed if Dhiab flew from that country to ...
Despite a more challenging external environment, Paraguay has grown ... The authorities have strived to comply with the FRL, but there is room ...
An official translator dropped ex-President Chiang's name from a speech by Paraguay's leader ... ceremony for Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes on Wednesday ... Cartes said that the people of Paraguay, like the people of Taiwan, ... everywhere and some government officials won't take it anymore. 7.
Meanwhile, the Paraguayan official presented a video of Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga, who delivered greetings in the name of President Horacio Cartes.
Voting was extended by an hour until 19:00 (23:00 GMT), electoral officials said, to allow all votes to be cast. The opposition urged further ...
In November of last year, South Korea and six Central American nations -- Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama and Guatemala -- struck the FTA deal, 1 1/2 years after the two parties launched official negotiations in June 2015. But ...
In November of last year, South Korea and six Central American nations -- Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama and Guatemala -- struck the FTA deal, 1 1/2 years after the two parties launched official negotiations in June 2015.
During an interrogation, CBP officials discovered that although Moreira Garcia's passport and visa were genuine, the visa had been obtained fraudulently, according to the complaint.


 

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