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Police raid South America football body

Thursday, January 7th 2016, 22:41
related countries: United States United States

Paraguayan authorities raid the HQ of South America's football body, Conmebol, as part of a US probe into corruption at Fifa.
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Paraguay villagers defy flood warning

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 14:59

Residents of a village in south-eastern Paraguay are refusing to leave their homes even though flooding is imminent, officials say.
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South America flood 'worst in 50 years'

Sunday, December 27th 2015, 4:05
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Brazil Brazil

Vast areas in Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil are being hit by the worst flooding in 50 years, forcing the evacuation of more than 150,000 people.
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South America floods displace 150,000

Saturday, December 26th 2015, 0:04
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Brazil Brazil

Some of the worst flooding in the region in decades drives more than 150,000 people from their homes in Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil.
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Official sacked for 'kicking' woman

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 2:57

The president of Paraguay fires the head of the country's indigenous affairs office after he kicks an indigenous woman.
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Paraguay 11-year-old gives birth

Thursday, August 13th 2015, 19:18

A girl who was allegedly raped by her stepfather when she was 10 gives birth in Paraguay after being denied an abortion by the authorities.
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Club punished for 'moral damage'

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 17:50

Paraguayan club Olimpia ordered to compensate player whose contract was suspended while he was being treated for cancer, says Fifpro.
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US asks Paraguay for Fifa executive

Friday, July 24th 2015, 0:13
related countries: United States United States

The United States has asked Paraguay to extradite Nicolas Leoz, the former president of South America's football confederation.
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Pope urges hospitality in Paraguay

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 23:43

Pope Francis celebrates his final Mass in Paraguay urging Christians to reject the logic of selfishness and put hospitality into practice.
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Pope in tribute to Paraguay women

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 17:45

Pope Francis pays homage to the women and mothers of Paraguay for their role in rebuilding the country after a devastating 19th century war.
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VIDEO: Pope's visit: Two contrasting views

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 23:28
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

As Pope Francis tours Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay, BBC News speaks to two women with contrasting views on his visit
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VIDEO: Pope's battle to woo Latin America

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 9:06
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

When Pope Francis arrives in Latin America this weekend, huge crowds are expected - as millions of Roman Catholics in Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay turn out to see the man they call the "Pope of the poor".
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