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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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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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Japan abductee freed in Paraguay

Friday, April 20th 2007, 9:46
related countries: Japan Japan

A Japanese businessman abducted in Paraguay with his secretary and two Paraguayans is freed.
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Paraguay hunt for Japan hostages

Tuesday, April 3rd 2007, 21:13
related countries: Japan Japan

Police in Paraguay mount a huge search operation for two Japanese nationals who were abducted at gunpoint.
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Paraguay dengue official sacked

Tuesday, March 6th 2007, 10:23

The man heading Paraguay's response to a dengue fever crisis is fired over the use of expired fumigation chemicals.
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Dengue emergency in Paraguay

Friday, March 2nd 2007, 3:46

Paraguay declares a state of emergency to deal with dengue fever, which has killed 10 people this year.
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Bolivia route blockaded over oil

Monday, January 29th 2007, 19:35
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Bolivia Bolivia

Protesters seeking further oil and gas nationalisation block the road to Argentina and Paraguay
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Vatican warns Paraguay candidate

Wednesday, December 27th 2006, 12:21

The Holy See makes public its displeasure at the decision of a retired bishop to run in Paraguay's poll.
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Anger at Paraguay blaze verdict

Wednesday, December 6th 2006, 4:53

Clashes follow the verdict on the owners of a shopping complex in Paraguay where a fire killed 350 in 2004.
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Paraguay man crucified in public

Thursday, November 30th 2006, 0:58

Protesters in Paraguay stage a public crucifixion to call for the release of a former general jailed for plotting.
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