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News: Paraguay

We have started to collect the most important news related to Paraguay in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Paraguay: news

Thousands flee floods in Paraguay

Friday, June 27th 2014, 19:41

Torrential rains force the evacuation of more than 200,000 people living near the Paraguay and Parana rivers in Paraguay.
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Termites eat away at Paraguay palace

Monday, May 12th 2014, 13:02

Paraguay's presidential palace is threatened by termites, which have infested much of the historic building's west wing, architects say.
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Paraguay drug seizures up by 39%

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 12:04

Counternarcotics officers in Paraguay, South America's largest producer of cannabis, say they have seized record amounts of drugs in 2013.
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Paraguay senator loses immunity

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 23:14

Paraguay's senate bows to public pressure and lifts the immunity of Senator Victor Bogado, who has been accused of corruption.
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Paraguay couple weds after 80 years

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 7:17

A 103-year-old Paraguayan man has married his partner after living together for 80 years, in a religious ceremony attended by five generations of their family.
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Paraguayans in crucifixion protest

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 23:14

Eight bus drivers in Paraguay say they have submitted to crucifixion for the past 20 days in a protest against being sacked by their company.
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Paraguay president gets more powers

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 23:08

Paraguay's congress gives new President Horacio Cartes powers to deploy the military to tackle unrest in the country, after a series of rebel attacks.
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Paraguay 'leftist rebels' kill five

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 20:03

Paraguay government sends reinforcements to the region of San Pedro, following the kidnapping and killing of five security guards on Saturday.
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Paraguay's President Cartes sworn in

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 15:25

One of Paraguay's richest men, Horacio Cartes, is sworn in as the country's president, four months after his centre-right party beat the liberal opposition.
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New leader to 'put Paraguay first'

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 1:36

Paraguay's President-elect Horacio Cartes, one of his nation's wealthiest men, says he would "never put personal interests before the country's".
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