News from Paraguay

30-08-2013 02:28 AM
Freezing frosts kill 4.000 cattle in landlocked Paraguay
“Preliminary numbers add up to 1.800 and based on the first reports but I guess we’ll get close to 4.000 deaths because of the intense cold on Wednesd...
23-04-2013 09:55 AM
Paraguayans bank on new ‘farming president’ Horacio Cartes
TOBACCO magnate Horacio Cartes won Paraguay’s presidential election on Sunday, returning his centre-right Colorado Party to power after the left’s bri...
18-12-2012 08:42 AM
Paraguay farmers charged over land killings
Paraguayan prosecutors filed charges on Sunday against eight out of the 14 farmers allegedly involved in a land dispute that left 17 people dead at a ...
27-07-2012 10:58 AM
Isolated Paraguay pledged farmers' support
Paraguay's suspension from Mercosur has angered farmer groups who want an amicable diplomatic resolution of the standoff between the new government in...
06-01-2012 01:59 AM
Paraguay declares alert as FMD detected
Paraguayan officials have moved to quarantine an area in the province of San Pedro to try to deal with an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease.
21-09-2011 10:36 AM
Paraguay to destroy cattle to fight foot-and-mouth
Paraguay has ordered the destruction of 1,000 head of cattle to stem an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, while beef powerhouse Brazil banned import...