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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

Tough challenge

Friday, August 15th 2008, 10:01

Obstacles facing Paraguay's new left-wing leader
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US envoy to Paraguay records songs in indigenous language

Wednesday, July 2nd 2008, 11:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asuncion

The US ambassador to Asuncion strikes a new diplomatic note by recording an album of folk songs sung in the indigenous Guarani language.
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Paraguay sees opposition win

Monday, April 21st 2008, 7:22

More than 60 years of conservative party rule ends in Paraguay as Fernando Lugo wins the presidential election.
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Paraguayans vote in key elections

Sunday, April 20th 2008, 20:38

The people of Paraguay vote in elections that could end 61 years of domination by the Colorado party.
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Fever vaccines sent to Paraguay

Friday, February 22nd 2008, 22:45

The WHO sends two million doses of vaccines to combat Paraguay's yellow fever outbreak.
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Yellow fever crisis hits Paraguay

Wednesday, February 20th 2008, 12:18

Thousands of Paraguayans queue for vaccines against yellow fever, after a rare outbreak of the disease.
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Sentences over Paraguay fire

Sunday, February 3rd 2008, 2:16

A Paraguayan supermarket chain owner is jailed over a 2004 shop fire in which over 300 people died.
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Paraguay put on dengue alert

Wednesday, January 30th 2008, 10:51

Paraguay declares a health alert to try to prevent a dengue fever epidemic as 100 possible cases are detected.
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Oviedo set for Paraguay poll bid

Wednesday, October 31st 2007, 10:13

Paraguay's ex-army chief Lino Oviedo is cleared to run for president after his jail term for plotting a 1996 coup is quashed.
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Paraguay declares fire emergency

Wednesday, September 12th 2007, 23:42

Paraguay's president declares a state of emergency after fires destroy 100,000 hectares of forest and land.
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Paraguay's Oviedo leaves prison

Thursday, September 6th 2007, 17:29

Ex-general Lino Oviedo, convicted of plotting to overthrow Paraguay's government, is freed on parole.
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Chavez issues trade bloc deadline

Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 9:37
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Venezuela Venezuela

Hugo Chavez sets a September deadline for Brazil and Paraguay to back Venezuela's membership of Mercosur.
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