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Food Emergency Declared in Paraguay Due to Prolonged Drought

Food Emergency Declared in Paraguay Due to Prolonged Drought

At least 313 indigenous communities are mostly affected by lack of food caused by the drought which has affected Paraguay since the end of November, for this reason President Fernando Lugo signed a decree yesterday which declares food emergency for 90 days. continue reading »

Paraguay to Spends Millions to Improve Agricultural Productivity

Paraguay to Spends Millions to Improve Agricultural Productivity

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $25 million loan for a program to improve agricultural productivity in Paraguay by increasing security of property ownership. continue reading »

Paraguay to Improve Employment Opportunties for Its Women and Youth

Paraguay to Improve Employment Opportunties for Its Women and Youth

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan for $5 million to support Paraguay’s efforts to expand the coverage and effectiveness of its employment programs continue reading »

Paraguay to Hand Over Indigenous Land

Paraguay to Hand Over Indigenous Land

The Paraguayan government has this week signed an agreement with Enxet Indians to hand back 1,000 hectares of their ancestral land. The decision comes after a long legal battle between the indigenous people continue reading »

Paraguayan Bishop Says Cell-Phones are “Tools of Sin”

Paraguayan Bishop Says Cell-Phones are “Tools of Sin”

Paraguayan Catholic bishop Claudio Silvero said 40% of Catholic families suffer because of the bad use of mobile devices and the internet, “accursed tools of sin” continue reading »

At Least 4 Members of Pai Tavytera Indigenous Tribe Killed by Narcos

Paraguay to Increase Credit to Small Business and Poor Families to Buy 1st Home

JUST IN Aerosmith Concert Cancelled in Paraguay, Tyler In the Hospital

JUST IN Aerosmith Concert Cancelled in Paraguay, Tyler In the Hospital

Steven Tyler, lead singer of Aerosmith reportedly fell in his hotel bathroom, and had to be rushed to an Asunción hospital. continue reading »

Paraguay Urged to Pass Laws Protecting Rights of Women and Indians

Paraguay Urged to Pass Laws Protecting Rights of Women and Indians

New laws are urgently needed in Paraguay to protect the rights of minorities, in particular women and indigenous people, a top United Nations human rights official has said, calling on the Government to scale up its efforts to stop discrimination and injustice towards these groups. continue reading »

Country to Extend Water & Sanitation Services with Support from Spain

Iran Urges Paraguay to Help Restore Palestine People’s Rights

Taiwan to Consider Paraguay Request to Obtain 11 Huey Helicopters, US Must Approve Deal