As cannabis gradually transitions from a cultural drug to just an agricultural product like any other, Paraguay's unique conditions make it a destination of choice for those trying to develop the newly-legalized business, according to a report carried by the Buenos Aires daily Perfil.
Argentine sailor unions are warning against the trend whereby Argentine-flagged ships are turning to Paraguayan registration to both circumvent Argentina's blood-thirsty taxation plus benefitting from Paraguay's own scheme, a process which seems likely to go on in the near future.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has agreed to accept the case of former Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo against the Paraguayan State for his removal of office through impeachment in June 2012.
Paraguay's economy will close in 2021 with a growth of around 5% and good prospects for 2022, Finance Minister Oscar Llamosas announced in a radio interview.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez's Government Monday gave real-estate ownership (occupation) certificates to indigenous peoples plus a monetary compensation in accordance with rulings from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
Some 300 Paraguayan nationals who were stranded in Miami after Eastern Airlines canceled its Dec. 18 and 21 flights to Asuncion will be arriving shortly before midnight Friday, it was announced.
Uruguay stood out for its dissenting stance at the 59th Summit of the Common Market of the South (Mercosur) Friday after President Luis Lacalle Pou refused to sign a joint declaration.
The Government of Paraguay has issued a decree whereby civil servants are encouraged to wear clothing made of the ancestral ao po'i fabric on Fridays to promote and protect the country's heritage.
The Presidents of Brazil and Paraguay, Jair Bolsonaro and Mario Abdo Benítez, were to meet Monday at the Paraguayan town of Carmelo Peralta to lay the cornerstone of a new international bridge, but mainly to go on discussing Itaipu energy fares.
Road links through the San Ignacio de Loyola bridge between Puerto Falcón (Paraguay) and Clorinda (Argentina) and river crossings between Alberdi and Puerto Formosa are to reopen after almost two years when only goods could go from one country to another but not people.