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News: Paraguay

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Charges filed in Paraguay clash

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 20:08

Fourteen Paraguayan farmers allegedly involved in clashes which led to the death of 17 people are formally charged by prosecutors.
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Outcry over footballer's death

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 16:13
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The death of a Paraguayan footballer owed thousands of dollars of back pay by his club in Indonesia sparks outrage among fans and the players' union.
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Paraguay peasant leader shot dead

Sunday, December 2nd 2012, 20:00

Peasant leader Vidal Vega, head of a movement involved in a bloody land dispute in the east of Paraguay, is shot dead.
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Paraguay seizes huge cocaine haul

Sunday, November 11th 2012, 21:48

Paraguayan anti-drug agents seize a huge amount of cocaine and arrest the country's most wanted man at a ranch in Canindeyu district.
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Row over Paraguay dictator's body

Saturday, November 3rd 2012, 1:02

Activists and ex-political prisoners in Paraguay demonstrate against plans to repatriate the remains of former military ruler Gen Alfredo Stroessner.
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VIDEO: Red cards for all after mass brawl

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 15:13

Two entire football teams were dismissed after a brawl erupted on the pitch at a youth match in Paraguay.
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VIDEO: Paraguay storm kills five

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 8:12

A powerful storm in Paraguay has killed five people and left dozens injured.
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VIDEO: Bachelor lion 'welcomes visitors'

Saturday, September 1st 2012, 1:20

A sole male lion at a zoo in Paraguay has had some welcome new visitors from a travelling circus.
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VIDEO: Paraguay's native take on thrash metal

Thursday, August 9th 2012, 10:10
related countries: Spain Spain

Paraguayan thrash metal band Kuazar say their pioneering use of Guarani - along with Spanish, their country's official language - perfectly matches the strength of their hard rock sounds.
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VIDEO: Paraguay suspended from Mercosur

Saturday, June 30th 2012, 4:26

The Mercosur trade bloc has suspended Paraguay over the impeachment of President Fernando Lugo on 22 June.
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Paraguay suspended from Mercosur

Friday, June 29th 2012, 21:15
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United States United States

The Mercosur bloc suspends Paraguay a week after the impeachment of President Fernando Lugo, but decides not to impose economic sanctions on the landlocked South American nation.
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Heat on Paraguay over Lugo action

Friday, June 29th 2012, 0:06

Paraguay's neighbours weigh reaction to president's removal
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