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On the 10th anniversary of the parliamentary coup against Fernando Lugo, the LMC spends the hour with freelance writer Norma Flores Allende on the historic challenges the Paraguayan left faces in a tightly controlled, one-party state.
On Friday, the health minister resigned over the issue, and protests against the lack of medicine and mismanagement turned into riots in Asunción.
The two countries have among the lowest death rates for COVID-19 in Latin America, despite sharing borders with Brazil, where more than 50,000 people have died.
Overcrowding, poor sanitation, inadequate medical attention, and delays in testing prime Paraguay’s quarantine shelters to spread the virus, rather than contain it.
President Benítez said President Trump agreed to continue supporting intelligence efforts and provide training for federal employees.
As Protests Against Local Governments Flare Up Across Paraguay, a 17-Year-Old Student Leads the Charge in One Town
In recent weeks, the town of Mayor Otaño in southeastern Paraguay has been the scene of a dramatic protest over alleged misuse of public funds by local authorities.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police are seeking the arrest of Paraguay’s ex-President Horacio Cartes as part of an investigation into money laundering.
Yerba mate is a wildly popular leaf that is dried, steeped like tea and drunk hot or cold across Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina.
President Mario Abdo Benítez announced plans to amend the constitution to give the military a larger role in combating gangs.
The past two weeks have brought Paraguayans a political earthquake and a crowd of new household names, all connected to a bilateral energy deal signed with Brazil in May and kept under wraps until late July.
The vote comes following a secret energy deal with Brazil that surfaced this week.
With the Help of Nuns and a Lawyer, a Paraguayan Indigenous Group Wins Back Their Ancestral Territory
After three years of struggle over their 500-hectare territory near the town of Itakyry in the department of Alto Paraná, the indigenous community can now return.
The Intelatin podcast for March.
Abdo Benítez has faced criticism for defending the former dictator General Alfredo Stroessner.
Critics say he may be seeking the immunity from prosecution that a full seat in the Senate grants but an honorary seat doesn’t.
The favorite to win the presidency is Mario Abdo Benítez, the candidate for the ruling conservative Colorado party.
Lionel says he wants to keep playing for the Argentinian team, so maybe we’ll see him in another World cup. But for now, the Messi-Ronaldo debate has ended for many, and Argentina has won their first World Cup in 36 years, their third all-time—and one that will resonate in the proud fútbol nation forever.
Founded in 2017, the Latin American Movement of Mothers of LGTB+ Children lobbies governments to eliminate prejudicial laws and better enforce existing bans on violence and discrimination.
In an interview with Latino Rebels, veteran Brazilian filmmaker Joel Zito Araújo talks about the relevance of telling this story, the appeal of the PCC in impoverished areas, and how it is expanding its power across Latin America.