Paraguay

Paraguay and its “significantly corrupt” candidates

In a week marked by the health problems of former President Lugo and the accusations of corruption against Vice...

Paraguay, Brazil dismantled 51 drug camps and destroyed over 500 tons of marijuana

The Paraguayan National Anti-Drug Secretariat (Senad), together with the Brazilian Federal Police and the...

How the former president of Paraguay became an uncomfortable partner for Chile’s Luksic group

The Chilean conglomerate, belonging to one of the richest families of that country, has two alliances with former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes Jara. CCU,...

Paraguayan ex-President Fernando Lugo suffers stroke

Paraguay's ex-president Fernando Armindo Lugo Méndez suffered a stroke a few days ago and remains in an artificial coma...

The former vice president who has been kidnapped for...

Former Paraguayan Vice President Óscar Denis (2012-2013) has already served 700 days in the power of the Paraguayan People's...

At least 30 inmates escape from a Paraguayan prison

Authorities reported that at least 30 inmates escaped from a prison in southern Paraguay...

Paraguayan presidential elections: vice president to run for office

After some local criticism, current Paraguayan Vice President Hugo Velázquez announced his resignation on Thursday, August 4, and said he would devote himself "entirely to his campaign for the presidency" of the landlocked South American...

Why does Paraguay support Taiwan amid tensions with China?

The Paraguayan government made clear its support for Taiwan in the face of China's military maneuvers around the island amid the visit to Taipei of the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. What...

Starlink to arrive this year in Argentina and Paraguay

In the last quarter of 2022, Starlink will be arriving in Argentina and Paraguay. Elon Musk's low orbit satellite company announces this on its...

Paraguayans come to Brazil to buy cheaper gasoline and food

The drop in gasoline prices in Brazil and the devaluation of the Brazilian real (BRL) compared to the Paraguayan guarani (PYG) are attracting Paraguayans to shop here. The PYG is worth much less than the real,...

Paraguay 2023: at the gates of a historic election

By Yair Cybel and Sergio Pascual On April 30, 2023, presidential and departmental elections are held in Paraguay. In accordance with Paraguayan electoral legislation, a single electoral round is held in which the winner of the...