Paraguay Newswire

Paraguay Newswire

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  1. Brazilian drug lord's 'VIP' jail cell included a conference room, library, kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | GlobalNews

    ... enjoy these privileges," her replacement, Ever Martinez, said. The Tacumbu prison, in the capital of Asuncion, is Paraguay's most crowded prison. AFP reports that many prisoners sleep on cardboard boxes and don't have regular meals. But in the wing ...


  2. One of Brazil's most dangerous drug lords turned his jail cell into a luxury suiteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... died of hunger and cold" in June, he said. Things were different for Chimenes Pavao, who was arrested on the Brazil-Paraguay border -- a hotbed of smuggling -- and is accused of ordering the killing of business tycoon Jorge Rafaat in the same region ...


  3. Brazilian drug lord living in a 'VIP cell' that had a library,...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... a kitchen, three rooms and a DVD library. Jarvis Chimenes Pavao, was locked up in Tacumbu prison in Asuncion, Paraguay, after being found guilty of money laundering charges. Yet Pavao, who is considered to be one of South America's deadliest and ...


  4. Brazilian Drug Lord Found Serving Time in Paraguay Prison 'VIP' SuiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    Drug lord Jarvis Chimenez Pavao, alias "Pavao," is escorted to his cell in Asuncion after being arrested in Concepcion, Paraguay, Dec. 27, 2009. Authorities in Paraguay raided the jail cell of a Brazilian drug lord and found instead a three-room luxury suite.


  5. Paraguay rebels demand ransom after kidnapping Mennonite manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ASUNCION, Paraguay - The Paraguayan People's Army guerrilla group is asking for a $700,000 ransom to release a kidnapped Mennonite man. Franz Wiebe Boschman was kidnapped Wednesday night as he was harvesting corn at a farm about 210 miles north of Paraguay's capital.


  6. Paraguay reports its first two cases of Zika-associated microcephalyRead the original story

    Thursday | Crofs Blogs

    Via the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare: Paraguay reporta sus dos primeros casos de microcefalia asociados al #Zika A . [Paraguay reports its first two cases of Zika-associated microcephaly] Excerpt, with my translation: Paraguay reportA3 este miA rcoles 27 de julio sus dos primeros casos de microcefalia relacionados al virus Zika, tras los resultados laboratoriales positivos confirmados por el Laboratorio Central de Salud PAoblica.


  7. Paraguay reports first cases of Zika-linked microcephalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    ... second-hardest hit in the region from the mosquito-borne virus. (Fernando Vergara, File/Associated Press) ASUNCION, Paraguay - Health authorities in Paraguay are reporting the country's first two cases of babies born with the microcephaly birth ...


  8. Sounders sign star Uruguayan midfielder Nicolas LodeiroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Nicolas Lodeiro of Boca Juniors celebrates after scoring the second goal of his team during a first leg match between Cerro Porteno and Boca Juniors as part of round of 16 of Copa Libertadores 2016 at Defensores del Chaco Stadium on April 28, 2016 in Asuncion, Paraguay. Nicolas Lodeiro of Boca Juniors celebrates after scoring the second goal of his team during a first leg match between Cerro Porteno and Boca Juniors as part of round of 16 of Copa Libertadores 2016 at Nicolas Lodeiro of Boca Juniors leaves the field after a first leg match between Independiente del Valle and Boca Juniors as part of Semi Finals of Copa Libertadores 2016 at Olimpico Atahualpa Stadium on July 07, 2016 in Quito, Ecuador.


  9. UPDATE 1-Paraguay reports first cases of microcephaly linked to ZikaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Reuters

    Paraguay has recorded its first two cases of babies born with the microcephaly birth defect associated with the Zika virus, health authorities in the South American country said on Wednesday. U.S. health officials have concluded that Zika infections in pregnant women can cause microcephaly, a condition marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems.


  10. The Two Escobars: The incredible story of Atletico Nacional's last Libertadores triumphRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 |

    ... Juniors, River Plate and Nacional respectively, despite boasting an expensive side reinforced with the likes of Paraguay star Roberto Cabanas and Ricardo Gareca. The source of these sudden riches? The side's links with the Cali narcotrafficking ...


  11. Paraguay Gets Transportation and Road Safety ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a US$100 million loan yesterday that will contribute to reducing transportation costs and improving road safety, as well as the planning and management capacity of Paraguay's road network. The project will benefit approximately 400,000 Paraguayans that use Routes 1 and 3, which link important development hubs in the country.


  12. Genealogy Query - LOPEZ : MAWBY : OHEDARead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 |

    ... name was Cirila Agustina Lopez Ojeda. I have no information about my birth father. I was adopted from Asuncion in Paraguay. I was 3 months old when my adoptive parents brought me to England. I would very much like to find my birth mother and I would ...


  13. U.N. rights boss 'troubled' by conviction of farmers in Paraguay land killings caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Star Online

    The top United Nations human rights official said on Wednesday the conviction in Paraguay of 11 landless farmers accused of being involved in deadly clashes with police four years ago was "deeply troubling". In June 2012, 17 people, including six police officers, were killed as security forces moved in to evict about 60 farmers who were occupying 2,000 hectares of land in Curuguaty, eastern Paraguay.


  14. The question Netanyahu should raise to visiting president of ParaguayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Jerusalem Post

    Israel needs all the friends it can get to fight delegitimization in international forums. Paraguay is one of them thanks to the leadership of its president, Horacio Cartes, who today begins a two-day visit to the Jewish state.


  15. Paraguayan President, a rare ally in South America, arrives for visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Jerusalem Post

    ... president and founder, and the blurb states that in 2013 he "worked closely with president-elect Horacio Cartes of Paraguay, on a successful campaign which highlighted key areas such as economic development, transport, education and health. Cartes' ...


  16. On The Radio #13: Independents' DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Dave's Lounge

    ... - Water In Our Hands (1:01:16) Daughter Darling - Sweet Shadows (1:07:25) Mouchette - Sixer (1:13:29) Ghosts of Paraguay - Beyond Reasom (feat. Como) (1:18:10) The Warheads - Dirty Water (1:21:53) Evil Needle - Worry (feat. JMSN) (1:25:59) Joey ...


  17. Paraguay farmers' leader gets 35 years for 2012 massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Times of India

    Farmers' leader Ruben Villalba, the man behind the 2012 massacre of 17 policemen and farmers in Paraguay, was sentenced to 35 years in prison. The crisis brought down Fernando Lugo, the president.


  18. Military parade reappears in Argentina's Independence Day celebrationsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Xinhuanet

    Military bands from 10 countries took part in Argentina's Independence Day celebrations on Sunday, marking the first military procession in such celebrations in the country in some 15 years. Organized by the Argentine Defense Ministry, the parade marking the bicentennial of Argentina's independence from Spain featured some 1,000 military musicians from Bolivia, Chile, Spain, the United States, France, Italy, Morocco, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.


  19. AMERICA/PARAGUAY - "Stop to corruption!": triennium in the hands of the youth beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Fides News

    The Catholic Church of Paraguay is asking young people to be leaders in the next three years, in order to fight corruption. This challenge, as the Bishop of Villarrica del Espiritu Santo, His Exc.


  20. Paraguay president to visit Israel seeking expanded tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Times of Israel

    ... been doing a lot of work together, which we wish to expand to other areas such as innovation and high technology." Paraguay exports $190 million to Israel annually in soy, beef, charcoal and other products, according to official data from 2015. In ...