Paraguay Newswire (Page 7)

Paraguay Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Paraguay. (Page 7)

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  1. Fred Issues Rallying Cry Ahead of Galo Tie With LibertadRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | Sambafoot

    In form Fred says that Atltico Mineiro are relaxed ahead of their meeting with Libertad in Paraguay this week. The Brazilian side face Libertad on Wednesday night in their third group encounter in the Copa Libertadores, having taken four points from their first two games.

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  2. Paraguay president says will not run in 2018 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes said on Monday he would not be a candidate in next year's election in order to preserve stability in the South American nation, regardless of whether Congress passed an amendment to allow second terms, Reuters reported. In a letter to the Archbishop of Asuncion that was shared on Twitter, Cartes, a former soft-drink and tobacco executive, said his decision not to run was inspired by Pope Francis's call for peace and dialogue in Paraguay.

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  3. Paraguay's President Declines to Run for Second TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Voice of America

    Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes says he will not run for a second term next year, after signs that he would try to hang onto power sparked deadly riots. Cartes made his intentions known in a letter Monday to the Archbishop of Asuncion, saying he always puts Paraguay first.

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  4. Ap Photos: Good Friday observances around Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... faithful group of "Estacioneros" sing during Good Friday celebrations in "Tanarandy" town, south of Asuncion, Paraguay, Friday, April 14, 2017. This celebration of Holy Week is an expression of syncretism between local culture and catholic ...

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  5. LDS Church to close 4 temples in Japan, Paraguay, Oklahoma and Tennessee for renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Deseret News

    ... Tennessee and Tokyo Japan temples will close for extensive renovations in October. One month later, the Asuncion Paraguay Temple will do the same. During the closure, each temple will be upgraded for "functionality, efficiency and beauty," according ...

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  6. Why was Paraguay's Congress burning?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Al Jazeera

    ... from Asuncion went viral on social media, putting the spotlight on the small Latin American country of six million. Paraguay emerged from three decades of US-backed military dictatorship in 1989. In 1992 - three years after Paraguayan dictator ...

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  7. Paraguay President's Re-election Bid Rattles His Corporate AlliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Voice of America

    Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes, a former soft drink and tobacco businessman who took office in 2013, has raised Paraguay's presence in international bond markets. Paraguayan business groups are urging the country's Congress to abandon a proposal that would allow President Horacio Cartes to seek re-election, fearing popular outrage could jeopardize his administration's progress in attracting foreign investment.

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  8. Paraguay remains on edge over re-election amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Incipient political dialogue aimed defusing a tense situation in Paraguay after last week's initial approval of a constitutional amendment allowing presidential re-election has failed to come to an agreement, although stakeholders have promised that the Lower House of Congress will not go forward with the initiative in the immediate term. Although a session of the Lower House has been scheduled for next Tuesday, the amendment is not on the agenda at this time.

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  9. Paraguay president's re-election bid unsettles his corporate alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Reuters

    ... chaos surrounding former socialist President Fernando Lugo's 2012 impeachment. Beltran Macchi, head of the Paraguay Association of Banks, said the violence was a "warning sign" to investors. Members of the association include Citigroup Inc, Itau ...

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  10. Ap Photos: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... and demonstrators opposing a constitutional amendment that would allow presidential re-election, in Asuncion, Paraguay. Demonstrators broke through police lines and entered the first floor, where they set fire to papers and furniture. Police used ...

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  11. Panama outlines bond plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Latin Finance

    Finance Minister Dulcidio De La Guardia tells LatinFinance that Panama will raise $1.25bn in the cross-border market and also seek funding to build a fourth bridge over the Panama Canal Panama aims to raise $1.25bn in the cross-border bond market this year and is also in talks for a hybrid transaction to finance the construction of the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal, the country's finance minister told LatinFinance . The Central American sovereign issuer has approximately $2.7bn in funding needs for 2017, including $800m to refinance maturing debt, Dulcidio De La Guardia said at the IDB-IIC Annual Meeting in Asuncion, Paraguay.

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  12. UN Calls for Investigation into Killing of Paraguayan ProtesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Voice of America

    ... an opposition party's headquarters last week and shot dead 25-year-old protester Rodrigo Quintana. Cartes fired Paraguay's national police chief on Saturday, and an officer was charged with homicide of the protestor on Monday. Government officials ...

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  13. U.N. calls for investigation into killing of Paraguayan protesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Reuters

    Police walk inside the building of the Congress, which was damaged after a demonstration against a proposed amendment that would allow Paraguay's president to stand for re-election, in Asuncion, Paraguay April 4, 2017. Firefighters remove debris from the building of the Congress, which was damaged after a demonstration against a proposed amendment that would allow Paraguay's president to stand for re-election, in Asuncion, Paraguay April 4, 2017.

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  14. Paraguay: Riots over re-election proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Fausta's blog

    Riots are breaking out in Paraguay over President Horacio Cartes's proposed change to the country's Constitution, which would allow him to run for re-election , Cartes is seeking to amend the constitution to enable himself to run for office again in 2018 after his current term ends. Removing the ban would also allow left-wing former president Fernando Lugo to run again.

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  15. Editors Choice PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Reuters

    ... in front of the Congress that was damaged after a demonstration against a proposed amendment that would allow Paraguay's president to stand for re-election turned violent last week, in Asuncion, Paraguay. The graffiti... A boy stands next to a ...

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  16. LatAm focuses on ways to guard against protectionist policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Latin Finance

    With a surge in protectionist rhetoric in the US and other developed countries, Latin American nations are exploring ways to integrate their economies Latin American countries are emphasizing the need to integrate their economies and increase intraregional trade and investment to counter a surge in protectionist rhetoric in the US and other developed countries, said panelists at LatinFinance 's 14th Annual IDB Breakfast in Asuncion, Paraguay. "After the commodities cycle, there is another [cycle] that is starting to impact Latin America, and that is protectionism in developed countries," Alejandro Micco, the undersecretary of finance for Chile, said.

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  17. Lawmakers boycott talks on solving Paraguay political crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A student shows a sign that reads in Spanish: "no more violence," during demonstration to remember 25-year-old Rodrigo Quintana, was shot and killed at the headquarters of the Authentic Radical Liberal Party during a protest against presidential re-election on Friday, in Asuncion, Paraguay, Monday, April 3, 2017. Opposition leaders refused to dialogue to resolve the political crisis caused by a constitutional amendment that would allow presidential re-election.

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  18. Paraguay house delays re-election vote after protests; bill's backers persistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Reuters

    Journalists are seen outside the presidential residence during a meeting of senators, deputies, governors, and local leaders with Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes , in Asuncion, Paraguay April 3, 2017. Officials leave after attending a meeting with Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes in the presidential residence in Asuncion, Paraguay April 3, 2017.

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  19. Paraguay house delays re-election vote after protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ASUNCION: Paraguay's lower house is delaying a vote on an amendment that would allow presidents to stand for re-election to give President Horacio Cartes' call for dialogue a chance after violent protests over a closed-door Senate vote. Supporters of Cartes, a former soft-drink and tobacco businessman, want him to be able to seek a second term.

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  20. Paraguay Demonstrators Set Fire To CongressRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Violent protests have erupted in Paraguay after lawmakers secretly voted in favour of a constitutional amendment allowing the country's president to seek re-election. Media reports said- dozens of people had been injured, including protesters, politicians and police officers.

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