Authorities from Paraguay and the United States agreed in Asunción this week to extend until 2025 an agreement in place since 2019 to expedite the exchange, marketing, importation, and exportation of agricultural products.Add your comment!
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Wednesday denied his country had any hypothesis of conflict with Paraguay despite recent controversies over tolls collected from barges sailing along the Paraná River Waterway and Asunción canceling all electricity supply from the Yacyretá hydroelectric power plant.1 comment
A Paraguayan naval officer and two civilians were arrested Wednesday by the Argentine Coast Guard (PNA) following an incident at around 3 pm in the Paraná River near the PNA's Puerto Maní (Misiones) delegation that resulted in the seizure of a Paraguayan Navy vessel allegedly trying to smuggle fuel to the Paraguayan side.Add your comment!
Argentina will continue to charge a toll to barges sailing through the Paraná River Waterway after no agreement was reached Tuesday during a Technical Commission meeting at the Brazilian Embassy in Buenos Aires.Add your comment!
Paraguayan lawmakers took to the Mercosur Parliament (Parlasur) in Montevideo the crisis stemming from Argentina charging tolls to barges sailing through the Paraná River Waterway, it was reported Monday in the Uruguayan capital. They displayed banners reading Free navigation now, Free navigation always, and Waterway = Mercosur.Add your comment!
In the latest episode of the feud between Argentina and Paraguay, trucks carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) bound for Asunción and detained by Argentine customs began to be released Thursday, it was reported, a week after barges carrying fuel were also detained for unpaid tolls on the Paraná River waterway.2 comments
Paraguayan Congressman Rubén Isaac Rubín Orrego of the National Encounter Alliance (Alianza Encuentro Nacional - AEN) Wednesday said his country needed “missiles that can hit important points in the region because, otherwise, we are already losing the diplomatic game” with Argentina amid escalating tension between the two countries.
Tension between Argentina and Paraguay is on the rise after Economy Minister and presidential candidate Sergio Massa argued that his country had paid for the construction of the Yacyretá Dam between the 1980s and 1990s and was still owed “billions of dollars” for it.
The swastika tattoo on the forearm of Paraguayan Forensic Psychologist Juan Vicente Martínez Miranda failed to go unnoticed during a TV interview and sparked an uproar Monday in the South American country since the specialist works for the national Judiciary.
With too much negotiating and no solution on the radar, the US-Paraguayan Chamber of Commerce (Usapacc) has asked President Joseph Biden's administration to get involved in the brokering of an answer to Argentina's decision to charge tolls to barges sailing through the Paraná River Waterway.