Paraguay http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21887/all en Isolated tribe discovered in Paraguay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120310/paraguay-isolated-tribe-illegal-logging-deforestation LIMA – Paraguayan authorities have reported the presence of a previously unknown indigenous tribe in a part of the country’s vast Chaco dry forest that is being rapidly logged.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120310/paraguay-isolated-tribe-illegal-logging-deforestation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Paraguay Americas Tue, 13 Mar 2012 10:15:00 +0000 Simeon Tegel 5695555 at http://www.globalpost.com Paraguay land clashes leave 16 dead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120616/paraguay-land-clashes-leave-16-dead Violence broke out on Friday after 300 police arrived at a private forest reserve owned by wealthy businessman Blas Riquelme in Curuguaty, 250 kilometers northeast of the capital Asuncion, in order to remove about 150 peasants who are squatting on the land.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120616/paraguay-land-clashes-leave-16-dead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Paraguay Americas Sat, 16 Jun 2012 16:53:08 +0000 Luke Browne 5708159 at http://www.globalpost.com Paraguayan President Lugo faces impeachment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120621/paraguayan-president-lugo-faces-impeachment The president has come under intense political pressure since last week's bloodshed, but in a national TV broadcast Thursday vowed to remain in office.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120621/paraguayan-president-lugo-faces-impeachment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Paraguay World Leaders Americas Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:53:05 +0000 Luke Browne 5708832 at http://www.globalpost.com Fernando Lugo impeached after trial in Paraguay (UPDATE) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120622/fernando-lugo-impeachment-trial-under-way-paraguay Paraguay's Senate has voted to impeach the country's President Fernando Lugo.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120622/fernando-lugo-impeachment-trial-under-way-paraguay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Paraguay World Leaders Americas Fri, 22 Jun 2012 22:08:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5709111 at http://www.globalpost.com Ousted Paraguay president Lugo denounces 'coup' against him http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120624/ousted-paraguay-president-lugo-denounces-coup-against-him Lugo was impeached by 39 votes to 4 in the Senate after 17 police officers and landless farmers were killed during a violent land eviction in the east of the country earlier this month.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120624/ousted-paraguay-president-lugo-denounces-coup-against-him" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Paraguay World Leaders Americas Politics Sun, 24 Jun 2012 16:09:27 +0000 Luke Browne 5709199 at http://www.globalpost.com Fernando Lugo: Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay pull out of Paraguay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/120624/fernando-lugo-brazil-argentina-uruguay-pull-out-paraguay Brazil's foreign ministry said the decision was made "due to the breakdown of democracy in Paraguay."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/120624/fernando-lugo-brazil-argentina-uruguay-pull-out-paraguay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Paraguay Uruguay Brazil Sun, 24 Jun 2012 17:23:48 +0000 Jill Langlois 5709207 at http://www.globalpost.com Mercosur suspends Paraguay, welcomes Venezuela http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/venezuela/120630/mercosur-suspends-paraguay-welcomes-venezuela "The Mercosur will respect the wishes of the Paraguayan people by having free and democratic elections," said Argentina's President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/venezuela/120630/mercosur-suspends-paraguay-welcomes-venezuela" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Paraguay Business Venezuela Sat, 30 Jun 2012 14:22:52 +0000 Jill Langlois 5710168 at http://www.globalpost.com 16 tigers and lions stuck in South American border limbo for 2 months http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/16-tigers-and-lions-stuck-in-border-limbo-2-months The 16 big cats perform with their Argentine circus in Asuncion, Paraguay, each August, but owner Oswal Wasconi said Argentine official refused their paperwork for re-entry when they tried to return home after finding out about the new Paraguayan law.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/16-tigers-and-lions-stuck-in-border-limbo-2-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Paraguay Weird Wide Web Sat, 25 Aug 2012 12:40:52 +0000 Jill Langlois 5717150 at http://www.globalpost.com Argentina soccer fans sentenced for vandalism, sent home from Paraguay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/argentina-soccer-fans-sentenced-vandalism-sent-home-paraguay The hooligans were fans of Argentine team Colon and were arrested after fighting with Paraguayan supporters of Cerro Porteno and riot police during a Tuesday match at the Copa Sudamericana tournament.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/argentina-soccer-fans-sentenced-vandalism-sent-home-paraguay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Paraguay World At Play Sun, 28 Oct 2012 20:04:09 +0000 Jill Langlois 5724226 at http://www.globalpost.com On Location video: The dark side of Paraguay’s agricultural boom http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130304/paraguay-agricultural-boom-on-location-video <p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250);">Paraguay&#39;s economy is growing faster than ever, thanks to soaring agricultural production. It now exports more beef than Argentina, and is the world&#39;s fourth largest exporter of soy. But environmental devestation and a shockingly unequal distribution of land are undermining the benefits of the boom.&nbsp;</span></p> On Location Paraguay Americas Want to Know Sun, 10 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Paul Byrne 5773166 at http://www.globalpost.com 103-year-old man marries 99-year-old woman in Paraguay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/131017/103-year-old-man-marries-99-year-old-woman-paraguay This man and wife in Paraguay held out for 80 years before finally deciding to marry one another.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/131017/103-year-old-man-marries-99-year-old-woman-paraguay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Paraguay Americas Strange But True Thu, 17 Oct 2013 15:50:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5963692 at http://www.globalpost.com Why a little country like Paraguay is launching a space program http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/140627/paraguay-space-program-agency <p>ASUNCION &mdash; Paraguay&rsquo;s space oddity is actually not so odd when you think about it. Here are a few reasons why.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/140627/paraguay-space-program-agency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Paraguay Americas Want to Know Science Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:47:03 +0000 Will Carless 6189592 at http://www.globalpost.com