Despite Tuesday's announcements, Paraguayan truckers and national authorities failed to close a deal Wednesday and road blockades are to continue pending a new meeting scheduled for Thursday.
The reopening of land borders with Paraguay might take place sometime before the end of 2021, Argentina's Ambassador to Asunción Domingo Peppo said Wednesday.
The conflict which nearly cost Paraguay's interior minister Arnaldo Giuzzio his job seems to be about to be solved, according to Tuesday's developments.
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo is to travel to Buenos Aires this coming Thursday to discuss with local authorities the reopening of land borders with Argentina which have been closed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Paraguay's Supreme Court Justice Gladys Bareiro de Modica has passed away Monday in Asunción only a few months before she was due to retire.
Paraguay's National Police Monday took action to clear the roads which were being blocked by striking lorries in Guairá and Alto Paraná, it was reported.
Paraguay's Colorado Party Chairman Pedro Alliana Friday once again asked President Mario Abdo Benítez to dismiss Interior Minister Arnaldo Giuzzio (PDP), due to the latter's failure to unblock the roads besieged by striking truckers.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez's ratings of approval have plunged significantly, according to a survey by the Latin American Strategic Center for Geopolitics (Celag), which showed 8 out 10 people had a negative image of the head of state.
While borders between Argentina and Paraguay are technically still closed as a result of emergency sanitary measures due to the coronavirus pandemic. walking across the Parana river bed from one country to another is becoming increasingly common as a result of the historical downspout.
Paraguay's Health Ministry has confirmed six cases of the coronavirus Delta variant in patients with no recent travel history, it was reported.